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


  • Early Childhood Mental Health

    Harvard University - Center on the Developing Child - April 02, 2018

    As early experiences shape the architecture of the developing brain, they also lay the foundations of sound mental health. Disruptions to this developmental process can impair a child's capacities for learning and relating to others - with lifelong implications....Read More

  • Developing Social Skills in the Classroom

    Arizona Early Childhood Network - March 26, 2018

    As an early childhood professional, supporting the success of your students is a top priority, especially when it comes to their social skills in the classroom. ...Read More

  • Improving State Early Childhood Teaching and Learning Policy: Reflections and Recommendations

    NIEER - March 26, 2018

    BUILD Initiative and the Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes recently released A Learning Table to Improve State Early Childhood Teaching and Learning Policy: Reflections and Recommendations After Three Years of Implementation. ...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.


June 09, 2018

Tinkering with STEM: Connections

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July 08, 2018

Evidence for Success: Comined Disability Conference

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August 27-28, 2018

First Things First Early Childhood Summit

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November 14-17, 2018

NAEYC Annual Conference

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