Orange County Association for the Education of Young Children (OCAEYC)
Pretend City Partnership
Pretend City Children’s Museum partners with the Orange County Association for the Education of Young Children (OCAEYC), the local affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). NAEYC is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. They advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
The association comprises nearly 60,000 individual members of the early childhood community and more than 300 regional Affiliate chapters, all committed to delivering on the promise of high-quality early learning. NAEYC is the foremost professional association for the early childhood field. Together, they work to achieve a collective vision: that all young children thrive and learn in a society dedicated to ensuring they reach their full potential. Click here to learn more about OCAEYC.