Entry Level Membership ($30)
Entry Level membership is a digitally-based introduction to NAEYC and its diverse professional resources. Are you a student or young professional joining NAEYC for the first time? This is where to start!

Benefits include:

  • Access to content you can use right away—such as ideas for implementing developmentally appropriate practice, fostering strong family engagement, and more— through NAEYC digital resources.
  • Access to NAEYC's Interest Forums, where you can connect with members who share your specific passion.
  • Discounted insurance offerings, including professional liability insurance.
  • 20 percent discount on all orders from NAEYC's online store, as well as access to exclusive member-only resource sales during the year.
  • Exclusive access to member-only sessions at NAEYC events, including the member-only VIP lounge at Annual Conference and the member-only hour in the exhibit hall.
  • Registration opportunities for member-only events, including our Public Policy Forum, which brings members together in Washington, DC, to advance federal and state early childhood policy.
  • Discounted subscription rates for additional publications and resources: Early Childhood Research Quarterly, Exchange Magazine, Highlights High Five, Highlights Hello, and Education Week.

In addition to the national level membership benefits above, PennAEYC offers excellent state and local benefits to Entry Level members, including:

  • A network of advocates lobbying on your behalf at the state and federal level about the important matters of early childhood education
  • Staff dedicated to ECE Policy and Policy Development to answer your questions and address policy issues
  • A network of professionals to support your professional development
  • PQAS approved professional development in Leadership, Advocacy, Developmentally Appropriate Practices available on the PA PD Registry
  • Regular Social Media updates containing latest news and resources
  • Notifications and calendar of events sponsored by PennAEYC and PennAEYC Chapters across PA
  • FREE Access to sharedsourcepa.org the ultimate web resource hub for early learning professionals
  • Regular PennAEYC E-News with information to keep you informed