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


  • What's the Buzz About Bumblebees?

    Kaplan Early Learning - April 13, 2017

    Spring has officially arrived, which means there will soon be lots of insects buzzing and flying around. Most of these insects (except for butterflies) are seen as annoying pests or are feared by children and adults alike....Read More

  • Creating Self-Reliant Learners in Your Preschool Students

    AZ Early Childhood Network - April 11, 2017

    As your students learn new things and become familiar with the world around them, you may notice they have a drive to become more independent....Read More

  • Fitness Begins in Early Childhood

    Early Childhood News - April 09, 2017

    Today's children are less active than the children of the past. As a result, many children suffer from obesity which in turn leads to coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, and high levels of cholesterol....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 29, 2017

2017 Fatherhood Summit

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June 21-23, 2017

2017 ADE ECE Summer Conference

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July 14 - 19, 2017

ACTE Arizona Summer Conference

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August 28 - 29, 2017

First Things First Early Childhood Summit 2017

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