Membership


Need to join or renew your membership?


Join NAEYC and select OCAEYC as your affiliate to enjoy membership benefits for both NAEYC and OCAEYC! Follow these step-by-step instructions to join today! Scroll down to learn more about membership benefits!

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Looking for group membership, or have questions about your current membership?

Contact our Vice President of Membership, Sarah Shawesh.

OCAEYC Member Benefits

When you join you receive benefits from both NAEYC and OCAEYC!
Please note that during the pandemic all meetings and events will be held virtually.

Coffee & Conversation

We offer an opportunity for early educators to come together and share experiences, resources, and ideas. These events are offered on a bi-monthly basis.

This is a free benefit to OCAEYC members.

Book Club

We host Book Club meetings to discuss publications from NAEYC and other professional publications that offer information about child development, curriculum, engaging families, and more!

This is a free benefit to OCAEYC members.

Professional Development

We offer bi-monthly workshops for early educators, an online professional development learning management system, and a yearly conference. Attend quality trainings with OCAEYC!

OCAEYC members receive free or discounted rates for professional development.

Coffee & Conversation

Watch this video to learn about our Coffee & Conversation events.

What's valuable about Coffee & Conversation?

OCAEYC Member Brittany Garrett answers this question.

What can Coffee & Conversation Attendees expect?

OCAEYC Member Brittany Garrett answers this question.

Connect with NAEYC Hello!

HELLO is NAEYC's platform for interest forums and online communities. Hello has begun to transform NAEYC’s Interest Forums and to create an accessible online space to have conversations and create connections with peers around important early learning issues. Click the link below to access Hello!

NAEYC Hello!

Choose the Membership Package that Meets Your Needs!

NAEYC has the following four options for membership:

Family: $35, this membership is for people outside of the ECE profession. Family membership connects parents and advocates to best practices and learning experiences for young children.

Entry: $30, this membership is for students and young professionals joining for the first time. Entry Level membership is a digitally-based introduction to NAEYC and it’s diverse professional resources.

Standard: $69, this membership ensures you are fully equipped as a professional with the latest resources, events, research, and discounts. This level receives a registration discount at our annual conference.

Premium: $150, this membership provides unparalleled access to NAEYC's robust suite of member benefits. This level receives a registration discount at our annual conference.

Make sure you chose OCAEYC as your affiliate chapter. 
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