The Arizona Early Childhood Professional Development Network
and Workforce Registry

Welcome to the Arizona Early Childhood Professional Development Network, which serves as a resource to build Arizona’s early education workforce and promote the early childhood professional development system. The goal of this site is to serve as a central, one-stop location that connects early childhood practitioners and others interested in the field with information and resources to advance their careers. Within these pages, you will find information ranging from scholarships for professional development to upcoming events, and even ideas for activities you can use in your classroom.

Get Latest
News and Tips

Find the information you need, whether it be activities you can organize for your classroom, or the most up-to-date early childhood education news.

Explore Professional
Development Opportunities

Gain access to the professional development resources and classes available to you through the Arizona Early Childhood network.

Being the Best
at Your Job

Find ways to advance your skills in the Early Childhood Education field and the requirements you will need to fill to achieve your goals, whether you are a teacher or a center director.

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Join the Field

Early childhood educators help children be successful in school and life. Learn how you can be a part of this important work.

Latest News

Create a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Continuous improvement seems to be the latest buzzword in early childhood quality, but what does it really mean? The technical definition of continuous improvement is:  incremental adjustments to processes, services or programs with the objective of increasing quality and effectiveness. ... Read More

Brainstorming a Path to Critical Thinking

I was recently working in an early childhood classroom where the teacher was discussing nocturnal animals. After explaining what nocturnal meant, she asked the children to come up with reasons why some animals would rather stay up at night and... Read More

Upcoming Events

First Things First College Scholarships Webinar

October 22, 2019 | 6:00 PM

Find out how to get trainings, funding and other support to advance your career in early childhood education.

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