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


  • Ideas for Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Young Children

    NAEYC - January 16, 2017

    Very young children can grasp the idea of honoring people whose work makes life better for others, even though children's understanding reflects their developmental stage....Read More

  • Teaching Preschoolers About Nutrition

    AZ Early Childhood Network - January 10, 2017

    Help instill healthy eating habits in your preschooler students! Whether itís through reading about nutrition or offering them healthy food options during snack time, helping your students learn how to make healthy nutrition choices is a great way to prevent childhood obesity....Read More

  • Rethinking Naptime for Preschoolers

    Kaplan Early Learning - January 07, 2017

    Implementing a naptime routine, utilizing a variety of transition techniques, and being aware of each child's needs can create a much better naptime experience for both students and teachers. ...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.


February 24-25, 2017

22nd Annual Early Childhood Education Conference

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March 04, 2017

Boys and Girls Learn Differently Seminar

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March 04, 2017

2017 Celebrate the Young Child Conference

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