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Florida Association for the Education of Young Children

Ensuring every child has access to high-quality, early education, and every early childhood educator is respected, skilled, supported, and equitably compensated.


January 5th, 2024

Announcing FLAEYC’s selected Executive Director, Wendy Occhipinti starting January 2024! With extensive experience in Early Childhood Education in various roles, teacher, mentor, leader, trainer, and parent educator, Wendy has a passion....

January 5th, 2024

Announcing FLAEYC’s 2024 Board of Directors.  Our Board of Directors champions equitable access to quality early education for all children and advocates for the respect, support, skill development, and fair compensation of early childhood educators.

October 16-20, 2024

Join other FLAEYC members, ECE advocates, and Early Childhood Education thought leaders at this year's Annual Conference at the Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate Florida. Click above for all conference details. 

March 15- April 15 2024

Nominate a deserving leader, educator or advocate for FLAEYC’s 2024 Annual Awards! The nominations not only honor the accomplishments of these outstanding individuals but also serve as a source of inspiration for aspiring talents.

Get Involved

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Activity-Based Play for Early Learning

FLAEYC encourages the development and stewardship of relationships with local, state, and federal legislators. By cultivating these connections, FLAEYC maintains a strong voice for early childhood education at all levels of government.

Hands-On Learning & Play


Joining FLAEYC is a proactive way to demonstrate your commitment to quality in early education. Become an active part of a dedicated association of like-minded educators and early learning professionals – because together, our voice is stronger, and our mission more successful.


FLAEYC Annual Conference


Each year, FLAEYC hosts Florida’s Early Childhood Education Annual Conference that brings the ECE community together.  We are pleased to provide professional development sessions on Quality Practices in Early Learning for Florida’s children.


Support for Early Childhood Educators

Professional Development

FLAEYC’s professional growth training develops personal skills and knowledge and aligns with NAEYC standards.


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