National Association for the Education of Young Children
Founded in 1926, The National Association for the Education of Young Children NAEYC) is the world's largest organization working on behalf of young children. NAEYC is the leading membership association for those working with and on behalf of children from birth through age 8. NAEYC convenes thought leaders, teachers and other practitioners, researchers, and other stakeholders and sets standards of excellence for programs and teachers in early childhood education. NAEYC members include teachers, paraeducators, center directors, trainers, college educators, families of young children, and the public at large.
NAEYC provides a wide range of services that affect STEM education for young children. Its publications, conferences, online resources, and public policy activities all contain elements pertaining to STEM. Furthermore, through its research and accreditation activities, NAEYC helps set baseline standards for quality STEM education for young children.
Sets standards, publications, conferences, online resources, and public policy activities