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


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    Hi Mama - November 03, 2017

    For child care providers, colder weather means it's time for them to prepare for plenty of germs that can spread among children and staff quickly....Read More

  • 5 Ways to Encourage Positive Language Development

    AZ Early Childhood - November 02, 2017

    Learning to speak is an essential milestone in the development of any child. The spoken language allows children to express their emotions and needs. And for teachers and caregivers, figuring out how to help young children in their care develop language skills, may be more of a difficult task than you think. ...Read More

  • 10 Must Read Early Childhood Education Blogs

    The Edvocate - November 01, 2017

    If you're an early childhood educator looking for resources to help you enhance your classroom, look no further than these 10 must read early childhood education blogs. ...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.


January 12, 2018

2018 Childhood Trauma Symposium

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