Membership Options

NAEYC Membership Categories

Early educators are everyday heroes. NAEYC supports all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children by amplifying YOUR voice and advocating for what we know to be right for children and for educators. Wherever you are in your journey, there’s an NAEYC membership for you!

Premium Membership – $150

Maximize your access to NAEYC with the NEW Premium membership. NAEYC Premium members receive all of the benefits that Regular and Student members receive an additional four additional print publications and a $20 coupon to purchase a book of your choice in our online store. This membership category provides unparalleled access for professionals who are committed to staying up-to-date with professional resources and best practices in early childhood education. To see the current Premium publication benefits, click here. Join now!

Standard Membership – $69

As NAEYC’s most popular membership option, Standard Membership is your ticket to our wide variety of member benefits, including: discounted registration fees for NAEYC conferences, a 20 percent discount on items in the NAEYC online store, the NAEYC periodical of your choice, discounted professional liability insurance and more. Standard membership ensures that you’re fully equipped for success as a professional. Join now!

Entry Level Membership – $30

Are you a student or young professional joining NAEYC for the first time? This membership option is designed specifically for you! This digitally-based introduction gives you access to the latest content, resources, peer networking, and more at an unbeatable price! Join now!

Family Membership – $35

NAEYC’s brand NEW membership level is designed for members outside of the early learning profession, such as parents, other family members, and early childhood advocates. Is your child ready for kindergarten? What IS DAP? Is play really that important?

Let NAEYC guide the way. With access to NAEYC’s extensive suite of resources for families, you’ll learn about the cutting-edge research, best practices, and policies impacting your child’s earliest learning experiences. Join now!

Affiliate Groups

As an added benefit, ALL members receive membership in their local or regional affiliate group, which is nia aeyc! nia aeyc gives you access to our local conferences, professional development opportunities, local networking options, and more!

NEW! Membership Auto-Renewal

It’s now easier than ever to ensure your membership and benefits never lapse! During the join and renewal process you can select to renew your membership automatically each year! Click here to view the membership terms and conditions.