T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education and Compensation Helps) provides scholarship support for early childhood professionals who are seeking to further their education in their field.


WAGE$ offers salary supplements (stipends) to early care and education professionals, based on an individual’s level of formal education and commitment to their program.

Child Development Associate® (CDA) Credential™

The CDA® Credential™ is nationally recognized and can help early childhood professionals achieve some accreditation standards. Our CDA Navigators work side-by-side with CDA candidates to support and facilitate the CDA process.


The Early Childhood Quality Improvement Project supports early childhood programs by helping them achieve a level of quality that supports the development of each and every child.

Get involved

Make a difference by participating in advocacy events or joining one of our Professional Engagement Groups.

Support Iowa AEYC

Your donation supports training and professional development initiatives and connects early childhood educators to tools and resources.

Become a member

Connect with other early childhood educators in your area and take part in professional development opportunities.