Known by many as GoAEYC, we are your local affiliate to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). We serve regions in the North and Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. As a NAEYC affiliate, the organization is dedicated to improving the well-being of all young children, with particular focus on the quality of educational and developmental services for all children from birth through age 8.
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GoAEYC’s Equity Statement
Golden corridor Association for the Education of Young Children
(GoAEYC), an affiliate of the National Association for the Education
of Young Children (NAEYC), is dedicated to advancing equity in
early childhood education. We are committed to creating an inclusive
organization that provides ongoing structured avenues for “courageous
conversations” through greater access to educational resources that
advocate the principles of anti-bias and diversity in our community.
See the Events page for more details:
-November 15, 2023- GoAEYC’s Equity committee is hosing a “Let’s Talk” Virtual event on Building A Sense of Belonging in the Classroom.
-January 16, 2024- Winter Zoom Workshop: Could this Behavior be more than “being naughty?” Distinguishing Sensory Dysregulation from Poor Behavior.
– February 7, 2024- Winter Zoom Workshop: Punish? Ignore? Hug? How to Effectively Address Sensory Behaviors When They Disrupt the Classroom.