Welcome to the Golden Corridor Association for the Education of Young Children!

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.

GoAEYC area of service

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.

Back to School Announcement

Registration opens August 18, 2021

Announcement for Spectacular Science with Steve Spangler

Registration will be opening soon- stay tuned!

  Please consider making a donation to GoAEYC. Your donation will help fund out scholarship program. Please click the word donation above and follow the link. Thank you!

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Saturday, September 18, 2021

  • Back to School Virtual Event- featuring Heather Shumaker, 9AM to Noon (Central)- Registration opens on August 18.

Saturday, October 23, 2021

  • Science Spectacular with Steve Spangler, 9AM to Noon (Central) This virtual event will replace the fall conference this year. Registration opens soon.