Prospective Early Childhood Teachers and Assistant Resources

You want to start a career in early education—and you’re ready to take your first step to achieve this goal. One of your first steps is to create a profile in the Registry. When you join the Registry, you’ll have all of your education and employment information in a verified report that can be used for advancing your career. As you join the Registry, you’ll become a part of the Professional Development Network, where you’ll receive our monthly newsletter that will connect you to jobs, scholarships, other early childhood professionals and many other resources on this website.

Early Childhood Prospective Teacher Articles

AzAEYC Scholarship Fund

AzAEYC has announced that applications are now open for the 2020 Rhian Evans Allvin & Joshua J. Allen Early Childhood Scholarship! This $1,000

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Requirements and Benchmarks

Learn the Arizona State Requirements for becoming an Early Childhood Teacher, and be connected to the resources you need to complete them.



Career Information

The Early Childhood Education Community is comprised of a diverse group of professionals. Learn more about the different paths you can take in this rewarding field, recommended steps, and the variety of environments in which you can make an impact.



Scholarships and Incentives

Whether you’re just starting out, or continuing your education to further your career, from tuition aid to research grants, there are plenty of scholarships and incentives to help you to achieve your goals.


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Professional Development

Find certifications and classes in your area, as well as upcoming conferences and events that will keep you up-to-date with new developments in the Early Childhood Education field.



Early Childhood Community

Become a part of the Early Childhood Community in Arizona! Gain the support of your peers, share advice and lesson ideas, and be the first to know about upcoming events and developments in the field.



Job Bank

Are you ready to get to work? Find local job postings for Early Childhood Education careers here.


Join the Field

Early childhood educators help children be successful in school and life. Learn how you can be a part of this important work.

Helpful Links

We’ve created a menu of resources specifically for you. From finding scholarships to advancing your education, use the list of resources from the left menu to help you start your career.

Join the Registry

If you haven’t already done so, please create a profile for yourself. After doing so, you’ll find the Registry will provide you with a verified report that you can use to promote your career with future employers.

Learn how to register:

The average wait time for processing your college transcripts is 30 Days. For questions regarding your Registry account, please contact