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Membership Services

Who is a Member of the Florida Association for the Education of Young Children?

Members are the core of Florida’s Association for the Education of Young Children mission and service model. FLAEYC members are people like you who care about the education of young children in Florida, the Southern region of the US, and nationally. FLAEYC members want to make a difference for young children, learn more about early childhood education and development, and meet others who share their interests. The board and membership reflect Florida’s diversity with representation from many cultural and ethnic orientations; urban, suburban and rural perspectives; a full range of early care and education professions; as well as parents, advocates and individuals concerned with quality early care and education for Florida’s children.

What are the Benefits of Membership?

Members of Florida AEYC are also members of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) or the Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA) and enjoy important and valuable benefits at the national, regional, state and local levels.

Benefits On the National Level (NAEYC)
  • Monthly e-mail member newsletters, with quick links to the latest content, research, and events for NAEYC members.
  • The print publication subscription package of your choice: five issues of Young Children or five issues of Teaching Young Children.
  • Access to five digital issues of award-winning Young Childrenpacked with the latest developments in early childhood education, practice, and research.
  • Reduced registration fees for NAEYC-sponsored conferences and professional training opportunities, including the world’s largest early education conference.
  • Access to the Members Only areas of our website, which features exclusive digital benefits and content.
  • Voting rights in NAEYC elections to help shape the future of the early childhood profession.
  • Access to member-exclusiveInterest Forums, a unique platform to interact with other professionals on focused subject areas, such as Play, Technology and Young Children, and Health and Safety.
  • 20 percent discount on all products in our catalog/online store, including books, videos, brochures, posters, and more.
Benefits On the Regional Level (SECA)
  • 3 issues of Dimensions of Early Childhood (February, July, and October) and Dimensions Extra a supplement to Dimensions
  • The SECA Reporter Blog
  • Monthly informational emails containing timely, practical tips and printouts for early childhood professionals and parents
  • Discounts on SECA Training, the annual conference, and professional publications and products
  • The SECA Website and its many invaluable resources including pages devoted to parents, students, directors, curriculum tips, public policy, publications, position statements, the SECA annual conference, and much more.
  • E-newsletters, Public Policy Notesand SECA Leadership Letter. Members can sign up on our website to receive an email reminder each time new issues are published.
  • The pride of being a member of an organization dedicated to promoting quality care and education for young children, their families, and the professionals who nurture them!
Benefits On the State Level (FLAEYC)
  • Professional development opportunities- reduced rates at all FLAEYC hosted conferences (regional, state, or virtual)
  • Two Annual Publications and monthly newsletters and webinars
  • Opportunity for public policy impact and information – FLAEYC plays a strong and active role in Advocacy
  • Professional and technical assistance with career advisement
  • Access to Florida AEYC’s web based online community
  • Specific information and updates (both printed and electronic) on issues impacting children, families and early childhood professionals in the state of Florida
Benefits At the Local Level (FLAEYC Affiliate Chapter System)
  • Networking with other early childhood professionals
  • Opportunity to develop your leadership skills
  • Joining together on public policy issues
  • Discounts on conference registrations
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Community and Affiliate Chapter events!