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About Idaho AEYC

Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children envisions a world where all children thrive. Guided by our mission, core values, and core beliefs, Idaho AEYC works to advance Idaho’s early learning profession and advocate for children and their families, as well as those who work with young children. We bring together parents, providers, educators, and communities.

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Request for Proposals for Idaho AEYC's Early Learning Conference 2024

Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children is seeking presenters for our Early Learning Conference being held June 21-22, 2024, in Boise, Idaho. We invite passionate and knowledgeable individuals to submit proposals and share their expertise with Idaho’s early childhood educators. This conference provides early childhood educators with resources and support to enhance quality early learning experiences for Idaho’s youngest learners. The deadline for proposal submissions is January 19, 2024. Further details are in the attached Request for Proposals (English & Spanish versions).

Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children está buscando presentadores para nuestra Conferencia de Aprendizaje Temprano que se llevará a cabo del 21 al 22 de junio de 2024 en Boise, Idaho. Invitamos a personas apasionadas y conocedoras a presentar propuestas y compartir su experiencia con los educadores de la primera infancia de Idaho. Esta conferencia proporciona a los educadores de la primera infancia recursos y apoyo para mejorar las experiencias de aprendizaje temprano de calidad para los estudiantes más jóvenes de Idaho. La fecha límite para la presentación de propuestas es el 19 de enero de 2024. Más detalles se encuentran en la Solicitud de Propuestas adjunta (versiones en inglés y español).

For Child Care Workers

Early childhood educators are at the forefront of children's growth and development. Idaho AEYC offers tools and resources to better prepare educators for creating programs and making an impact. Our resources include accreditations, training, a community platform, and our Emerging Leaders Club, which brings together new teachers, students, and graduates.

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For Families

Your home is your child's foundation for learning, development, and growth. To ensure children are prepared to thrive in the classroom, Idaho AEYC offers resources for parents and caregivers to help enhance early learning. Find learning resources, check out childcare providers in your community, and browse quality programming offered in the state. You can also view state-offered resources that serve families of young children.

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Get Involved

It takes a village to raise a child, which means everyone's contribution counts. You can help Idaho's children thrive in a number of ways. From state-wide volunteer opportunities to advocating for policies that benefit early education, your action helps bring the community together and rally around our children. You can also donate, become a partner or sponsor, or enhance your career with a professional Idaho AEYC membership.

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