Welcome to the Arkansas Early Childhood Association

AECA is a non-profit organization comprised of early childhood professionals and parents who share a common concern about the well-being of young children and their families.


For more than 50 years AECA has worked for quality care and education for the children of Arkansas. In conjunction with its affiliation with the Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA), a 13 state regional organization, our goal is to:


  • Expand professional growth opportunities
  • Produce beneficial publications
  • Support public policy issues for southern children


To communicate best practices and the latest developments to its membership AECA offers:


  • Annual conference
  • Newsletter
  • Website

AECA is your early childhood professional organization; join Arkansas colleagues today to receive the benefits of membership and become part of a group of professionals working hard for children and families.

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The Arkansas Early Childhood Association is a state affiliate of the Southern Early Childhood Association

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Arkansas Early Childhood Association
P. O. Box 2898
Little Rock, AR 72203
(501) 221-2635


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