Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry

Scholarships & Incentives

First Things First's College Scholarship provides the early childhood workforce access to education and training to achieve degrees, credentials and specialized skills to promote children’s development.


Advance Your Career

You can make a career in early childhood. Learn about what you need to get started and the paths you can take to develop your skills and be a great teacher.


The Arizona Registry

The more experience and training you have in early childhood, the further you can go. Join the Arizona Registry to find professional development opportunities and share your experience with potential employers.


Early Learning Resources

Understand Arizona's guidelines for what young children should know and be able to do at each state of their development and what is expected of early learning programs in our state.


About the Registry

The Arizona Registry will help you grow your skills and advance your career.

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Find professional development opportunities available near you and online

Keep a record of your experience, education, professional development and credentials in one place that is easy to update

Share your experience and understanding of how to work with young children to potential employers


  • Ways to Promote Summer Learning

    AZ Early Childhood Network - May 26, 2017

    Summer is quickly approaching, which means less time in a structured environment and more time out in the sun. Even though school is out, it doesn't mean students should stop learning....Read More

  • The Importance Of Sequencing Skills In A Child's Development

    Seeme and Liz - May 25, 2017

    Sequencing skills are extremely important in everyone's day to day life. But without these early skills in place children are left with gaps in their overall development....Read More

  • Report urges educators to integrate STEM in pre-K

    Education Drive - May 24, 2017

    A new report funded by the National Science Foundation attempts to offer some possible solutions for better integrating STEM practices, tools and lessons into early childhood education, finding that both teachers and parents are extremely important in helping to develop young students' STEM knowledge, according to eSchool News....Read More

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Welcome to the Arizona Early Childhood Professional Development Website!

You care about children and want to be the best you can be.

As a component of the Arizona Early Childhood Career and Professional Development Network, this site is a central, one-stop location to connect you with training, information and resources to grow your skills and advance your career in early childhood.

Click here to learn more about us.


July 12 - 15, 2017

Western States Leadership Networking (WSLN): Power to the Profession

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July 14 - 19, 2017

ACTE Arizona Summer Conference

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August 28 - 29, 2017

First Things First Early Childhood Summit 2017

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September 23, 2017

The SAZAEYC 2017 Annual Conference

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