About

Young Child looking through Magnifying GlassMaineAEYC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and the Maine affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Childrenwith membership open to anyone interested in the well-being of Maine’s young children.

As the state affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, membership in NAEYC and MaineAEYC go hand in hand. 

Mission

The purpose of MaineAEYC is to serve and act on the behalf of the needs, rights, and well-being of all young children in Maine and their families, with special emphasis on developmental and educational services and resources.  MaineAEYC supports the growth of the affiliate membership and the professional development of members and all early childhood professionals in their work with, and on behalf of, young children.