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Nurturing Young Minds, Empowering Educators

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

Children and Teacher in Kindergarten
Children Learning Art
Support for Early Childhood Education Programs
Support Resources and Groups, Childhood Educators
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Who We Are

FLAEYC members are a network of early childhood education professionals and advocates who desire to make a positive difference in the lives of young children. Whether you are a teacher, administrator, program director, business owner, parent, or policymaker, the future of quality childcare is all of our responsibility.

Who We Are
What We Do

Our Values

  • FLAEYC proudly upholds a commitment to respect and embrace all individuals who contribute to the realm of quality early care and education. Our organization values diversity as a cornerstone, recognizing and celebrating the unique perspectives and contributions of each person involved.

  • We are diverse, collaborate with other organizations, advocate for children on the local, state, and national level, and educate our communities on quality practices so that children will lead joyful, successful, and enriched childhoods.

  • We promote leadership among our members and advocate for quality work environments for all in the profession.

What We Do

The association empowers its members by providing leadership, advocacy, professional development and networking opportunities to bring attention to the benefits of high-quality early care and education and the professionalization of this essential field.

  • Advocacy & Public Policy

  • Accreditation Services

  • Professional Development​

  • Networking Opportunities​

*FLAEYC is a professional membership organization. It does not provide direct care or referrals for direct care for children. If you are a family seeking a referral, please contact your local Early Learning Coalition

Our Values

Our Goals

  • Children birth through age 8 have equitable access to developmentally appropriate, high-quality early learning.

  • The early childhood education profession exemplifies excellence and is recognized as vital and performing a critical role in society.

  • We reflect excellence in all aspects of organizational health and vitality.

  • We cultivate leadership and incubates innovative strategies that propel the field, profession, and systems of early learning.

Our Goals

Our Members

FLAEYC membership is comprised of individuals from the vast field of early care and education throughout the state of Florida. Our members include:​

  • Business Owners & Operators

  • Directors

  • Early Care and Education Teachers

  • Early Childhood Advocates

  • Higher Education Recruiters, Faculty, and Administrator

  • Students (High School – College Level)

  • Companies vested in the early care and education field and many more

Our Members
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