Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry

Scholarships & Incentives

First Things First's College Scholarship provides the early childhood workforce access to education and training to achieve degrees, credentials and specialized skills to promote children’s development.


Advance Your Career

You can make a career in early childhood. Learn about what you need to get started and the paths you can take to develop your skills and be a great teacher.


The Arizona Registry

The more experience and training you have in early childhood, the further you can go. Join the Arizona Registry to find professional development opportunities and share your experience with potential employers.


Early Learning Resources

Understand Arizona's guidelines for what young children should know and be able to do at each state of their development and what is expected of early learning programs in our state.


About the Registry

The Arizona Registry will help you grow your skills and advance your career.

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Find professional development opportunities available near you and online

Keep a record of your experience, education, professional development and credentials in one place that is easy to update

Share your experience and understanding of how to work with young children to potential employers


  • Adding Science to Your Preschool Classroom

    AZ Early Childhood - September 01, 2016

    Young children are naturally curious and often seek to experiment in order to understand how their world works. As a preschool teacher, you can help ignite their curiosity and foster their natural abi......Read More

  • Let's Pretend! A Look into the Child's World of Play

    AZ Early Childhood - August 26, 2016

    "Let’s pretend” is a phrase frequently overheard among young children, whether in a classroom; on a playground; or at home with brothers, sisters, and friends. It is through imaginative pl......Read More

  • The Roots of Reading

    Scholastic - August 24, 2016

    Once upon a time, it was believed that literacy training could begin only after children's brains had matured — at about six years of age. But experts now know that the skills and habits of lite......Read More

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Welcome to the Arizona Early Childhood Professional Development Website!

You care about children and want to be the best you can be.

As a component of the Arizona Early Childhood Career and Professional Development Network, this site is a central, one-stop location to connect you with training, information and resources to grow your skills and advance your career in early childhood.

Click here to learn more about us.


October 01, 2016

Lead the Way!

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October 01, 2016

SAzAEYC Conference

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October 6-7, 2016

16th Risk to Resilience Institute

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October 07, 2016

AzAEYC Membership Meeting

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