What's New

Choose Your Next NMAEYC Board of Directors

President Elect, VP of (NAEYC) Accreditation,
VP of Membership Services, Secretary Up for Election

Eight early childhood professionals from around New Mexico vie for your votes. Meet the candidates below. Voting ends on Tuesday, April 24. NMAEYC members will receive an e-mail with the link to the online ballot.

For President Elect Kathy DeSoto-Strickland

Is a NM... Read Article

Celebrating every child's experience of gender

Attend Pre-Conference Workshop:
Creating Gender Inclusive Preschools

What is an early childhood educator to do when a new student, a bright-eyed boy, walks into the classroom wearing a dress and all he wants to do is play with dolls in the dress up corner? Or, one day another student, a girl, says she feels like a boy?

Such scenarios, once uncommon, are frequently occurring in... Read Article

child with helmet

Public Policy & Parent Advocacy Institute 2018

See you in 2018!

If you are an early childhood teacher, parent, or desire to see New Mexico's young children thrive, this opportunity is for you!

The 8th Annual Early Childhood Public Policy and Parent Advocacy Leadership Institute will be held in Santa Fe on Monday, January 15th through Wednesday, January 17th, 2018!

The popular Early Childhood Public Policy (ECPP)... Read Article

STEMscopes event a great success in Albuquerque!

Thank you for making this event so special!

On Saturday, June 24th, early childhood professionals were able to interact with the concepts of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) with a workshop hosted by STEMscopes Early Explorer™ and NMAEYC. View the full video of the event here!

What is the audience for this event?

Preschool teachers and... Read Article

What it means to me, the Week of the Young Child - Laura Lynn Docterman

Let the children have input in their own learning.

I am so honored to be a part of our New Mexico Affiliate of National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). When I was reviewing my experiences up to this part of my life on this subject, the Week of the Young Child, I have noticed that I have always regarded childhood as an important chapter for adulthood; and as I have moved... Read Article

Vote for your NMAEYC Board Members 2017!

Vote for NMAEYC's New Board Members!

NMAEYC members are invited to vote for the candidate of their choice for our open positions on the NMAEYC Board! All members will receive an email with the link to vote available. If you need a paper ballot or did not receive the voting link, please call us at (505) 243-5437. Voting has begun and will end April 30, 2017!

Review each of the... Read Article

Getting Comfortable Talking About "Private Parts" with Amy Lang

Amy Lang (center) presenting on the topic of child sexuality.

Though she had a master’s in adult learning and several years’ experience counseling others on reproductive health, Amy Lang was stumped when her 4-year-old said to her, “it feels good to touch my penis,” right before he jumped in the bath.

“I didn’t have... Read Article

PreK Consultant to lead NMAEYC


It’s a new year and there’s a new president for both the nation and NMaeyc.

In 2017, NMaeyc members will welcome a new leader to helm their nonprofit organization.

Laura Docterman will be NMaeyc’s 39th president.

She begins her tenure early. Though originally slated to assume the position in July, the board of directors approved... Read Article

Join Us on November 29th for #GivingTuesdayNM!

Dear potential donor and early childhood advocate!

Today, on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, The New Mexico Association for the Education of Young Children (NMAEYC) is participating in #GivingTuesdayNM, part of the global day of giving -- #GivingTuesday.

What is #GivingTuesdayNM?

Last year was the first statewide initiative in New Mexico, and more than 100 nonprofits in 11... Read Article

Sign Up Today for Child Care Policy Summit 2016!

Child Care Policy Summit:
The Case for High Quality Child Care - for Children, for Families, and for Business REGISTER for FREE TODAY!

Ensuring Quality Child Care in New Mexico:
Strengthening NM's Child Care Policy and Engaging Business Leader Champions

Saturday, October 22, 2016
8:15AM - 3:00PM

... Read Article


Share This