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 Child Development Associate Credential™ is nationally recognized and can help early childhood professionals achieve some accreditation standards.


The Early Childhood Quality Improvement Project supports early childhood programs by helping them achieve a level of quality that supports the development of all children.

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Make a difference by participating in advocacy events or recognizing an educator through our award nominations.

Support Iowa AEYC

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

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