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Get Involved

NAEYC has opportunities for members to get involved and help shape the future of the early childhood profession. You'll experience the power of diverse perspectives and a shared commitment to young children and to our profession as we strive to be a high-performing, inclusive organization.

At the Local Level

Contact your local or state Affiliate for information about service opportunities in your state or community.

National Leadership Service Opportunities

Opportunities exist for NAEYC members to serve on the following leadership groups. In addition, NAEYC members are also eligible to serve on the NAEYC Governing Board.  See below to review the responsibilities and to apply for a specific leadership opportunity.

NAEYC Leadership Opportunities
Application Deadline
Term Begin
Council for NAEYC Accreditation
April 26, 2009
Sept. 1. 2009
Annual Conference Proposal Reviewer
June 30, 2009
Sept. 1, 2009
Consulting Editors for Young Children and NAEYC Publication
June 30, 2009
Sept. 1, 2009
Early Childhood Research Quarterly Consulting Editors
June 30, 2009
Sept. 1, 2009
NCATE Program Review Panel
Open-Ended
Sept. 1, 2009
ECADA Program Review Panel
Open-Ended
Sept. 1. 2009
NAEYC Governing Board (see below for responsibilities)
June 30, 2009
June 1, 2010

Current available Board positions:

Vice President
Secretary
At-Large
Affiliate Liaison


June 30, 2009
June 30, 2009
June 30, 2009
May 7, 2009

 

National Leadership Service Opportunities - The NAEYC Governing Board

NAEYC is governed by a 17-member elected Board. Members serve 4-year terms on a staggered basis, with terms beginning June 1.

Responsibilities, Priorities, Commitments, Elections, Nominations, Qualifications, and Timeline