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.

  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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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.