What is deaeyc?

The Delaware Association for the Education of Young children (deaeyc) is an affiliate of the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the leading membership association for those working with and on behalf of children from birth through age eight. Founded in 1969, deaeyc serves and acts on behalf of the needs, rights and well-being of all young children and their families in Delaware. deaeyc currently houses T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Delaware, Child Care WAGE$ Delaware, the WK Kellogg projects, and Get Delaware Reading Wilmington, check out their links on our page for more information. deaeyc has also led the state’s Advocacy work for ECE.



A membership in deaeyc allows you the ability to not only become part of a professional organization that promotes quality in early education for Delaware, but it gives you a VOICE! Your involvement in deaeyc demonstrates your commitment of professional growth and improvement to the children of Delaware. A membership in NAEYC and deaeyc go hand in hand which allows you to play a greater role.