Our Work

MaineAEYC plans and presents workshops, webinars, and annual conferences for early childhood professionals in Maine. We support programs working towards quality improvement and help connect teachers and administrators to local, state, and national resources.


Recent ECE Conferences

  • Meeting Standards Through Play

  • Hungry for Connection: Social Emotional Development Birth through Age Eight

  • Assessment and Observation

  • Full STEAM Ahead

  • Storytelling through Music, Movement, and Play

  • The Power of Outdoor Space



For more information about accreditation and the professional standards for early childhood education programs, please visit the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) website. www.naeyc.org/accreditation

Maine Roads to Quality, the state-wide Early Care and Education Professional Development Network, offers support for programs pursuing NAEYC center-based accreditation, NAFCC family child care accreditation, and COA school-age accreditation.  Financial support through partial payment of accreditation fees and re-accreditation fees is also available.