February 24-25, 2017
22nd Annual Early Childhood Education Conference
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.
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 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.
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.
The Arizona Registry will help you grow your skills and advance your career.
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
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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.