The Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children

Welcome to MiAEYC! T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN

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The Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children is committed to improving the education and welfare of children from birth through age eight.

MiAEYC works for young children, their families, and early childhood professionals. MiAEYC supports the professional development of its members through quality training, materials and services. Almost 3,000 early childhood educators and suppliers of children's services belong to MiAEYC in 16 affiliate chapters and 3 local chapters.

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2013 MiAEYC Early Childhood Conference

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood®MICHIGAN is a statewide scholarship program designed to help child care center directors, teachers, assistants and owners, and family child care providers, meet their professional development goals while continuing their current employment in licensed or regulated early childhood settings.


2016 Michigan Professional Development Institute
August 2-3, 2016

The Michigan Professional Development Institute (MI PDI) is an institute designed for established professionals and emergent leaders in the early childhood community including Coaches and Mentors; Great Start to Quality Staff; GSRP Early Childhood Contacts and Specialists; Higher Education Faculty; Professional Development Providers; Program Administrators; Quality Improvement Specialists; Resource and Referral Staff; Trainers; and anyone who supports and/or trains early education and care providers.

The MI PDI provides participants with opportunities to connect with thought leaders, network with peers, and explore the latest practices, research and trends in the field. The top three reasons to attend are to 1) get inspired, 2) build your network, and 3) gain new knowledge and skills.

Edward Hotel and Convention Center (formerly the Royal Dearborn/Adoba/Hyatt Regency Hotel), Dearborn

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Registration deadline: July 22, 2016 (NO on-site registration)

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We ask for your financial support to continue the work we do to improve the quality of education for all young children. Donate to the:

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MiAEYC Needs Your Expertise

MiAEYC is accepting proposals for two (2) professional development events. Please use the links below to connect to the online proposal forms.

2016 MiAEYC Infant Toddler Conference
October 21, 2016
Dearborn, MI

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Proposal submission deadline: July 29, 2016

2017 MiAEYC Early Childhood Conference
April 20–22, 2017
Grand Rapids, MI

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Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2016