Membership in the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the best way for you to access all of the resources you need to help you be the best educator you can be.
When you sign up to join NAEYC, you will immediately have access to all member benefits, including exclusive members-only discounts and information from top experts in the field. In addition, your national membership automatically connects you to and makes you a part of the growing community of SOAEYC!
How do I join?
Click HERE to access the new member application or to renew a current membership.
NAEYC offers three distinct membership categories: regular, comprehensive and student. Learn more about each category and see which one suits you best.
Why should I join?
NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
No other association gives you access to the same amount of information from leading early childhood experts in the field. NAEYC membership ensures you will have all of the tools needed to excel in your job, grow in your career, and stay connected to a professional network of educators across the country.
Are you a CDA candidate?
Find out how membership in the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the best choice in supporting your journey to achieving your Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.