ABOUT

Pierce County Association for the Education of Young Children

The purpose of Pierce County AEYC shall be to promote interest, study and action concerning the well-being of education of young children, birth to eight years, and their families; to foster the growth and development of the membership in their work with, and on behalf of, young children. PCAEYC is a chapter affiliate of Washington State Association for the Education of Young Children and National Association for the Education of Young Children; working for quality programs for children and families.

Child Care and Preschool

Parent Education


Early Childhood Education

School Age Programs


Elementary Education

ECEAP and Headstart


Home Child Care Program


PCAEYC Vision and Values Statement:

Valuing and respecting all individuals with diverse viewpoints and perspectives who share a commitment to the education and development of young children and their families.

Supporting programs and services that nurture appropriate developmental, cultural and linguistic practices for all young children and families in learning and out-of-school care programs.

Encouraging the development of individuals’ professional competence and attitudes through educational and networking opportunities.

Advocating for early learning and quality care for young children at local, state, and federal levels.

Building public understanding and support for quality early care and learning needs of young children and their families.