Want to become a member of WAEYC: Its easy to Join!

Starting September 2017 a NEW membership structure has been introduced. When you become a member of WAEYC you also become a member of NAEYC. That way you receive all the benefits of a NAEYC membership and enjoy the benefits of membership in local, state, and regional early childhood organizations at the same time!

As a benefit of being a WAEYC member you receive a discount in registration to the annual conference and many other amazing benefits depending on your membership level.  

For more information about becoming a member visit the NAEYC website: http://www.naeyc.org/membership-options

Which Membership Is Best for You? 

NAEYC Membership Categories

Early educators are everyday heroes. NAEYC supports all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children by amplifying YOUR voice and advocating for what we know to be right for children and for educators. Wherever you are in your journey, there’s an NAEYC membership for you!


Premium Membership - $150

Maximize your access to NAEYC with the NEW Premium membership. NAEYC Premium members receive a total of four complimentary print publications and a $20 coupon to purchase a book of their choice in our online store (for a total of 5 books per year!), print versions of BOTH YC and TYC, in addition to all of the benefits at the Entry and Standard levels. This membership category provides unparalleled access for professionals who are committed to staying up-to-date with professional resources and best practices in early childhood education. 



Standard Membership - $69

As NAEYC’s most popular membership option, Standard Membership is your ticket to our wide variety of member benefits, including: discounted registration fees for NAEYC conferences, a 20 percent discount on items in the NAEYC online store, the NAEYC periodical of your choice, discounted professional liability insurance and more. Standard membership ensures that you're fully equipped for success as a professional. 


Entry Level Membership - $30

Are you a student or young professional joining NAEYC for the first time? This membership option is designed specifically for you! This digitally-based introduction gives you access to the latest content, resources, peer networking, and more at an unbeatable price! 



Family Membership - $35

NAEYC's brand NEW membership level is designed for members outside of the early learning profession, such as parents, other family members, and early childhood advocates. Is your child ready for kindergarten? What IS DAP? Is play really that important?


Let NAEYC guide the way. With access to NAEYC’s extensive suite of resources for families, you’ll learn about the cutting-edge research, best practices, and policies impacting your child’s earliest learning experiences. 



Affiliate Groups

As an added benefit, ALL members receive membership in their local or regional affiliate group. Your affiliate gives you access to local conferences, professional development opportunities, local networking options, and more! 



NEW! Membership Auto-Renewal

It's now easier than ever to ensure your membership and benefits never lapse! During the join and renewal process you can select to renew your membership automatically each year!