Welcome to a new exciting year with DAEYC!
Join Dallas Association for the Education of Young Children(DAEYC) and make a difference in the lives of children and families. Founded in 1969, DAEYC has led the way toward excellence in high-quality early care and education in the Dallas area. Our members include teachers, administrators, parents, educators, and policy members. We are committed to bringing high-quality early care and education to all young children. Become a member of DAEYC to support high-quality early care and education programs that lay the foundation for academic success and adult achievement.
We are committed to promoting professional development and evidence-based best practices in early childhood education. At DAEYC, we recognize the early years set children up for all future educational success, and we are committed to furthering our mission.
We are the Dallas Affiliate Chapter of the Texas Association for the Education of Young Children (TAEYC) and the National Association of Education of Young Children (NAEYC). We invite your participation and membership in our organization!
Prerna Richards and Nancy Beaver, Co-Presidents
DAEYC Mission Statement
Advocacy, Accreditation, and
Excellence in Education for
Children & Early Childhood Professionals
Our own Prerna Richards, Co-President, Dallas AEYC is featured in the most recent NAEYC Member Spotlight!
Member Spotlight: Prerna Richards
"I value NAEYC and my membership. Over the years, attending the Annual Conferences and serving as Co-President of the Dallas AEYC has really prepared me professionally. I am constantly using the resources available, such as TORCH, to help the staff and myself.”
Prerna Richards, Program Director, Mi Escuelita Preschool in Dallas, TX. NAEYC member since 1994.