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


  • Promoting Kindness in the Classroom

    AZ Early Childhood Network - February 08, 2017

    Valentine's Day is right around the corner! While your preschoolers may not have a special valentine in their lives now, it's never too early to teach them about being kind to others to prepare them for the day they do....Read More

  • Art Influences Learning

    Early Childhood News - February 07, 2017

    Much has been written about how art enhances creativity, imagination, and self-esteem, but far less is said about how art encourages cognition, critical thinking, and learning....Read More

  • The Things Children Say

    Kaplan Early Learning - February 06, 2017

    Children can often catch you off guard with what they say or how they describe something. Their minds work in fascinating ways, and it can be quite refreshing (and amusing) to see the world through children's eyes....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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