Southwest Washington Association for the Education of Young Children

"Serving young children and Early Learning Professionals in Southwest Washington"

15th Annual Tapestry Conference 2016

Ami WilliamsKeynote Speaker: Ami Williams
 
Saturday, March 26    9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Amy Williams, MA, DTR, RMT
has been working alongside and coaching educators, therapists and families for nearly 20 years. She helps professionals make the leap from apathy to action, dull to dynamic. Her work as a movement & expressive arts therapist, counselor, performer, educator and teacher has flavored her presentations with hope, inspiration and humor. She has been described as “compelling, engaging and dynamic.”

Theme: "Turning Passion into Action: What Will You Learn Next?"

2016 Conference details on our Events page

Welcome

Who Are We?
We are a local organization for those who work with and are involved with young children. In association with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), we advocate for children, strive to provide training opportunities, and support professionals in the field of Early Childhood Education.

As a professional who works with young children from birth to age eight, you know the early years are learning years. Join Southwest Washington Association for the Education of Young Children (SWAEYC), and we'll help you make sure the early years count.

Resources

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC):
NAEYC is the world's largest early childhood education organization with over 100,000 members. There are many benefits if you becomes a member of NAEYC and SWAEYC, learn more about becoming a member.

MERIT – Washington’s Managed Education and Registry Information Tool, Washington Scholarships, Department of Early Learning, Support for Early Learning and Families (SELF), Child Care Aware of SW Washington and more...

You'll find resource details on our resources web page here!

Mission Statement

The Southwest Washington Association for the Education of Young Children (SWAEYC), a membership organization, provides educational and networking opportunities for all those working with young children, birth through eight, and their families in Southwest Washington.

SWAEYC:

  • promotes professionalism;
  • provides support for child advocacy; and
  • embraces diversity and inclusiveness.