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Why should I join?

Being an active member of ORAEYC and NAEYC means that you can make a difference. It means belonging to an association that advocates for thousands of early childhood educators and hundreds of thousands of children. ORAEYC represents the wide diversity among early childhood educators, from students to professors, from family child care providers to center-based directors, from those working in state-funded programs to those in the private sector. Being a member means being proud to be an early care and education professional.

How do I join?

Become a Member or Renew Your Membership Today!  When you join, you become a member of both the Oregon and National Associations for the Education of Young children.  All memberships are processed through NAEYC. Join or renew online with NAEYC using a credit card or download and mail your membership application to NAEYC.  

What are the benefits?

NAEYC membership gives you access to information from leading early childhood experts in the field. ORAEYC membership ensures you will have all of the tools needed to excel in your job, grow in your career, and stay connected to a professional network of educators across the country. NAEYC offers three distinct membership categories: regular, comprehensive and student. Learn more about each category and see which one suits you best.

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