Who We Are

AECA is an affiliate of the Southern Early Childhood Association.  We care about young children. We support caregivers, educators and parents.  We advocate for children. We educate partners and stakeholders. We are influencers. AECA stands in the gap for children.

Our Mission

Develop

To further the development of knowledge and understanding of young children and the dissemination of such information.

Contribute

To contribute to the professional growth of persons working with and for young children.

Encourage

To encourage the provision of education, developmental resources, and services for young children.

Improve

To work to improve the standards for group care and education of children, and improve the quality of life for them.

Provide

To provide support for AECA members in their work for these objective

Working for the children

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

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