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


  • Teaching Children about Nurtition for National Nutrition Month

    AZ Early Childhood Network - March 01, 2017

    March is National Nutrition Month! Teaching children about how to make healthy nutrition choices can help prevent childhood obesity....Read More

  • Set Up Your Classroom for a 'Readable' Environment

    Scholastic - February 27, 2017

    I think about gradual beginnings when I work with teachers to set up a classroom. Our goal is to make the environment readable: easy to understand and navigate. This is a sensible approach no matter what the grade, but for our very youngest students, it is essential....Read More

  • Curbing Bad Language in the Classroom

    Kaplan Early Learning - February 25, 2017

    Children use inappropriate words for a variety of reasons - they may hear someone else say the word and say it on accident, they may be upset and use bad language to hurt someone else, or they may say a curse word to get attention from adults and other children....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.


April 08, 2017

Family Fun Fair

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April 12 - 14, 2017

2017 Educators Rising State Leadership Conference

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April 29, 2017

2017 Fatherhood Summit

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June 21-23, 2017

2017 ADE ECE Summer Conference

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