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


  • Activities to Help Preschoolers Love Reading

    Arizona Early Childhood Career and Professional Development Network - August 12, 2016

    As a preschool teacher, you are a cheerleader for your student’s learning efforts. While teaching your students how to read, let them know it’s okay if they don’t get every word righ......Read More

  • Classroom Labeling as Part of a Print-Rich Environment

    Early Childhood News - August 10, 2016

    Children’s books and other reading materials are an essential part of a young child’s early literacy experience and lay the foundation for a love of reading. But did you know that many oth......Read More

  • Teaching Tips for Inspiring Reading: Go Outside

    Scholastic - August 07, 2016

    What's the best way to get younger students excited about reading? This teacher discusses why taking her PreK class outside makes learning to read fun. Watch here...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.


September 17, 2016

Showing Our True Colors

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September 20 - 21, 2016

Strong Families AZ Home Visiting Conference 2016

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September 22, 2016

Spirit of the Child Award

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October 01, 2016

Lead the Way!

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