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to the Bucks County Association for the Education of Young Children
(BCAEYC), a local affiliate of the state organization (PennAEYC),
and the national association (NAEYC). BCAEYC is a non-profit organization
composed of over three hundred members dedicated to supporting the
needs and rights of young children, their families, and early childhood
SAVE THE DATE…the 25th ANNUAL BCAEYC EARLY CHILDHOOD CONFERENCE will be on Saturday, October 5, 2013. Come help us celebrate the silver anniversary of the conference and 25 years of professional development! Interested in conducting a workshop?
lead in the promotion of excellence in early childhood education
in Bucks County.
increase public awareness and understanding of the needs and
rights of all young children, families, and early childhood educators
through advocacy and public policy initiatives.
create and promote professional development opportunities for
early childhood educators.
advocate for standards of professional practice and quality
in early childhood education.
and respect for diversity in the early childhood profession.
In pursuit of our mission, BCAEYC is committed to these values:
for children and families to ensure the early years are ones in
which children can grow, learn, and develop to their full potential.
for inclusion of all children in early childhood programs in Bucks
and advocacy for quality in all early childhood programs.
for diverse views and perspectives related to developmentally appropriate
practice in early childhood care and education.
of a welcoming environment in which all members can participate
fully in the organization.
of a strong, vibrant structure for our organization.
, support, and opportunities for the professional development of
early childhood educators and caregivers.
for the profession of early childhood education and care.
year our affiliate co-sponsors the Fall Early Childhood
Conference at the Bucks County Community College, which
is attended by well over 500 participants--more than
500 for the past several years!! Also included in our
calendar of events are professional development opportunities
at host centers and Directors’ gatherings at area restaurants.
The topics are always timely and enlightening, and the
camaraderie is rewarding.
BCAEYC offers many opportunities to grow professionally
and personally as an advocate for young children.
We invite you to learn more about membership benefits
by exploring this site. Further inquiries may
be directed to: Kristi Moreno at Kristi.firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-577-5167.
BCAEYC is rewarding both professionally and personally.
In 2014, we will select a President-Elect, Vice-President of Organizational Development, and Secretary. Send suggestions for potential candidates for these or any other positions of involvement to Roseann Fry at email@example.com
as well as other ideas for those interested in active
involvement with BCAEYC activities. For website updates, please email Lisa Puchalski.