Who joins LAAEYC? LAAEYC members are a network of early childhood learning professionals who desire to make a positive difference in young children’s lives. The association is here to empower you in that mission, providing professional development, advocacy, and networking tools.


LAAEYC serves all early childhood professionals across Louisiana. Whether you are a teacher, student, administrator, program director, policymaker, researcher or somewhere in between, we are here to help YOU support and encourage brighter futures for all young children, educators, and families.


Your membership includes a membership with NAEYC, a professional organization that exists to further the ideal of high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8. The association supports and connects 60,000 individual members and more than 50 affiliates.

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Join online through the NAEYC website. Be sure to click the Louisiana affiliate link, and you will be automatically enrolled as a LAAEYC member.



LAAEYC supports our members through a variety of benefits, activities, and services, including:

  • Discounts on Professional Development Conferences and Events

  • Members Only Networking Opportunities

  • Early Childhood News and Updates

  • Trainings conducted by Louisiana Pathways-approved trainers

  • Online Training Opportunities

  • National / State Policy and Advocacy Updates