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


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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.

Mini Grant Opportunity

GoAEYC wants to help you celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Week of the Young Child this April 10-16, 2021. GoAEYC invites area early childhood programs to apply for a one-time mini grant to support projects specific to thier child care programs The applicant completing the form must be either an Entry, Standard or Premium member of GoAEYC. More information in the links:
WOYC mini grant information summary
WOYC Mini Grant Application form

  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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