Southwest Washington Association for the Education of Young Children

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

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!

Up Coming Event

Fourteenth Annual SW Washington Tapestry Conference, “Eat, Play, Learn: Nourishing the Essentials of Childhood”

  • Saturday, March 28th 2015
  • Clark College – 8 am to 4 pm

Learn the latest Details on our Events Page

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.