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 deaeyc will be a NAEYC membership with Delaware as your main affiliate. This allows you to play a greater role in improving early childhood education in your community, as well as around the country.

Membership levels:

  • Entry Level membership: $30
  • Standard membership: $69
  • Premium membership: $150
  • NEW! Family membership: $35

deaeyc Membership Benefits:

  • Quarterly Newsletter, Small Wonders
  • Professional Development
  • Accreditation Support
  • Voting rights for state governing board elections

deaeyc (NAEYC) Membership Benefits:

Join deaeyc (NAEYC) today and you’ll be able to:

  • Improve your teaching and learning
  • Build the early childhood profession
  • Promote public support and policies for young children

If renewing membership:

Login as a renewing member with your Membership ID number. The Membership ID number can be found directly above your name on the left side of your deaeyc and NAEYC mailing labels. Please make sure to select deaeyc as an affiliate if it is not listed when you renew.

Adding the deaeyc Affiliate:

If you are an Independent Member of NAEYC, you will need to add deaeyc as an affiliate. If your membership has been processed, you can login to your membership account and add the Delaware AEYC affiliate. You will be charged the affiliate portion of the dues. If it is time for you to renew, renew your membership and add deaeyc as an affiliate.

Who Should Join deaeyc:

  • Preschool Teachers
  • Head Start Teachers
  • Kindergarten Teachers
  • Curriculum Coordinators
  • Early Literacy Specialists
  • Education Specialists
  • Family Care Providers
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Program Directors
  • College Faculty
  • Resource and Referral Staff
  • Early Childhood Support Staff
  • Anyone interested in quality early education for young children!

Interested in NAEYC's Early Learning Program Accreditation?

Watch NAEYC's newest accreditation video to learn more about the benefits of accreditation for all young children, teaching staff, administration, and more! Also check out NAEYC"s website for more information on accreditation -