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An INAEYC membership provides you with the latest research, informative resources, networking, and educational opportunities to help you lay the foundation for your students’ school readiness, academic success, and adult achievement.

Membership Levels

Every day, early educators are making a difference in the lives of young children. NAEYC supports the work of these remarkable individuals by serving as their voice and by passionately advocating for what we know to be right for children and for educators. NAEYC also does this by offering a robust suite of national resources, as well as local offerings from our network of Affiliates across the country.

NAEYC members have access to cutting-edge content and professional development to support their career growth. Through our online communities, publications, and events, you are connected to peers and the most notable thought leaders in the early learning field.

We are committed to advocating on behalf of this critical profession and are proud to lead all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.

NAEYC members receive a wide array of benefits on a national, state and local level, all designed to support the important work of early childhood professionals.

Entry Level membership is a digitally based introduction to NAEYC and its diverse professional resources. Are you a student or young professional joining NAEYC for the first time? This is where to start!

Access to content you can use right away—such as ideas for implementing developmentally appropriate practice, fostering strong family engagement, and more— through NAEYC digital resources.

Access to NAEYC’s Interest Forums, where you can connect with members who share your specific passion.

Discounted insurance offerings through the Trust for Insuring Educators (TIE), including professional liability insurance, home, auto, and others.

20% discount on all orders from NAEYC’s online store, as well as access to exclusive member-only resource sales during the year.

Exclusive access to member-only sessions at NAEYC events, including the member-only VIP lounge at Annual Conference and the member-only hour in the exhibit hall.

Registration opportunities for member-only events, including our Public Policy Forum, which brings members together in Washington, DC, to advance federal and state early childhood policy.

Discounted subscription rates for additional publications and resources: Early Childhood Research Quarterly, Exchange Magazine, Highlights High Five, Highlights Hello, and Education Week.

NAEYC Standard membership ensures you’re fully equipped as a professional, with the latest resources, events, research, discounts, and more. Benefits at the Standard level include ALL Entry Level benefits, plus:

A subscription to one of NAEYC’s award-winning periodicals. Choose from five issues of Young Children (YC) or five issues of Teaching Young Children (TYC).

One complimentary NAEYC book, published and selected by NAEYC, delivered to you during your membership year.

Registration discounts for NAEYC’s events, including our Annual Conference and Professional Learning Institute.

Deep discounts and coupons for every teacher’s favorite retail and entertainment venues across the country.

One complimentary registration for one NAEYC online professional learning course during your membership year.

NAEYC Premium membership provides unparalleled access to NAEYC’s robust suite of member benefits. Premium members receive ALL benefits at the Entry and Standard levels, in addition to:

Four complimentary publications handpicked by NAEYC and delivered to you during your membership year, as well as one additional publication of your choice.

Subscriptions to both of NAEYC’s award-winning periodicals, Young Children (YC) and Teaching Young Children (TYC).

Complimentary registration for two NAEYC online professional learning courses during your membership year.

Exclusive access to VIP events, such as book signings and networking sessions, at NAEYC’s Annual Conference and Professional Learning Institute.

This is an exciting, brand NEW membership option designed for members outside of the early learning profession, including parents, family members, and early childhood advocates. Benefits include:

Access to exclusive NAEYC content specifically for families. Looking for high-quality early learning centers? Wondering how best to support your child’s learning once they get home from school? This is the membership option for you!

Access to NAEYC’s Interest Forums, where you can connect with members to learn about specific topics in early childhood. A great resource for families!

Discounted insurance offerings, including home, auto, and life insurance.

20% discount on all orders from NAEYC’s online store, as well as access to exclusive member-only sales during the year.

Discounted subscription rates for additional publications and resources: Early Childhood Research Quarterly, Exchange Magazine, Highlights High Five, Highlights Hello, and Education Week.

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