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


  • Get Moving! Ways to Motivate Your Preschoolers To Be Active

    AZ Early Childhood - October 17, 2016

    As young children are developing, it’s important they stay active to ensure their bodies can grow properly. Regular exercise cannot only help preschoolers build strong muscles and bones; it can ......Read More

  • Ask the Expert: 10 Tips for Making Story Time Come Alive

    Early Childhood News - October 15, 2016

    Story time is a special time to inspire imagination, foster emerging literacy skills, and plant the seeds for a young child’s lifelong interest in reading and books. Through story time, you help......Read More

  • Tap into your Musical Memory

    Community Play Things - October 11, 2016

    Without pausing to think, see if you can complete the following phrases: “Old ________ had a farm” “She’ll be coming ‘round _______” “You are my _________&......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.


October 27, 2016

To Invest or Not to Invest: Funding Family, Friend and Neighbor (FFN) Initiatives

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November 2nd - 5th

NAEYC Annual Conference & Expo

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