The Orange County Association for the education of Young Children (OCAEYC) is a proud Affiliate of The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), dedicated to representing early childhood educators in Orange County, California.


OCAEYC is a critical part of the early childhood education system in Orange County, California. We work with our partners to make sure early care and education providers have access to quality training and information, a professional and social network of colleagues, and local savings and services. Most of all, we are working to create a community of leaders that will keep early educators connected, inspired, and supported. Thank you for nurturing and educating Orange County’s youngest children. The work that you do is extremely critical to the future of this community. 

You are invited to join an exciting new study of TeacherRead-MaestrosLeer (TRML), a shared book reading program aimed at supporting the language and literacy skills of Spanish-English Dual Language Learners. Teachers will receive free professional development, books, and other instructional materials for their classrooms and will be compensated $300for their participation. The study is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and being conducted by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and the University of Notre Dame.

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Attention Early Learning Teachers in Orange County!

Click on the link below if you are interested in joining TRML and someone from the TRML Study Team will follow up with you soon!

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You can donate to OCAEYC and support our work. Donations are used to provide professional training and support to early educators which includes an annual conference, workshops, and scholarships to conferences. It also allows us to expand our ability to advocate for public policy that supports the well-being and success of children. Visit our About Us page to learn more about who we are and the work we do.

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