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


  • Dealing with the Grieving Process in the Classroom

    Scholastic - February 23, 2017

    Most veteran teachers have a few tricks and trusted read-aloud books to help children deal with difficult situations such as the first day of school, a new sibling, bullying, or divorce. But what about death or dying?...Read More

  • 10 Senses for Teachers to Nourish

    Kaplan Early Learning - February 20, 2017

    Nurturing the five senses - sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch - from a young age helps children make observations and learn about the world around them. However, these five senses aren't the only senses teachers should be focusing on helping children develop....Read More

  • Clatter in the Classroom

    Community Play Things - February 17, 2017

    Early childhood classrooms are busy, active, and energetic places filled with a cacophony of sounds including children's laughter, conversations, and an occasional loud skirmish over a favorite toy. ...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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