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

  • I'm Glad I'm Me: Developing Self-Esteem in Young Children

    PBS - January 31, 2018

    How children feel about themselves, their self-worth, is one of our greatest responsibilities and one of our biggest challenges. People who have a positive sense of self feel they have something worthwhile to contribute and a sense of internal worth....Read More

  • How to Handle Temper Tantrums in Early Childhood Care

    Arizona Early Childhood Network - January 30, 2018

    Early childhood professionals can witness emotional outbursts and tantrums from their children that range in severity from small tantrums to drastic meltdowns....Read More

  • 8 Things to Remember about Child Development

    Center on the Developing Child - Harvard - January 28, 2018

    Building on a well-established knowledge base more than half a century in the making, recent advances in the science of early childhood development and its underlying biology provide a deeper understanding that can inform and improve existing policy and practice, as well as help generate new ways of thinking about solutions....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

February 26, 2018

DES Training Opportunities - Exploration & Discovery - Gilbert

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March 03, 2018

DES Training Opportunities - Child Development - Flagstaff

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March 03, 2018

DES Training Opportunities - Primary Caregiving - Flagstaff

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March 03, 2018

DES Training Opportunities - Primary Caregiving - Flagstaff

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