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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

LATEST NEWS

  • Building Inner Controls: Helping Children Develop Self-Discipline and Self-Control

    PBS - November 10, 2017

    The process of learning self-control and self-discipline is linked very closely with how a child feels about themselves and their relationship to the world. It's important that we help build and strengthen children's ability to determine for themselves what's right and wrong, and how to control their own behavior. ...Read More

  • Supporting Children and Families After Tragedy

    High Scope - November 09, 2017

    People who have experienced or witnessed a tragic event such as a mass shooting are acutely affected, and even those who have knowledge of the event are affected in some way. Simply being aware of a national tragedy can have an impact on psychological coping responses for up to 6 months after the event (Silver et al., 2002). ...Read More

  • Establishing Good Communication with Parents

    AZ Early Childhood - November 08, 2017

    The way you communicate with your students' families effects positive interaction between you and the children in your care. And, the way in which you interact with parents, can affect the extent and quality of their involvement with their children's learning at home. ...Read More

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ABOUT US

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

January 12, 2018

2018 Childhood Trauma Symposium

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