Membership in the Bucks County Association for the Education of Young Children (BCAEYC, Affiliate #338) is obtained through application at the national level. BCAEYC members are also members of the state (Penn AEYC) and national (NAEYC) associations.


Grant money available for professional development workshops at host centers and accreditation support.

Scholarship money available for individuals pursuing the CDA, undergraduate, or graduate level courses in early childhood education.

Discount on the Fall Early Childhood Conference registration fee.

Free admission to Professional Development workshops, and opportunities to network with colleagues.

Invitations to attend Early Educators' Gatherings.

Participation in local Week of the Young Child activities and events.



Access to early childhood training resources.

Year-long subscription to Young Children, the journal of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Five or six recently-published books on timely topics in the field of early childhood education for those choosing the "Comprehensive Membership" level.

Access to the latest research in the field of early childhood education and a vast array of professional resources through the NAEYC catalog.

Access to the "Members Only" area of NAEYC's World Wide Web site.

Reduced registration rates at the NAEYC Annual Conference.

Eligibility for credit card and personal/professional insurance programs.

Voting rights in NAEYC elections.



Enrollment is on-going and includes one year of membership at the local, state, regional, and national levels.  Membership application must be in the name of an individual, not a school or center, and may be processed on-line at the NAEYC Web site.

Please be sure to include the Bucks County Affiliate number #338 on your application. Further inquiries on membership may be directed to: Kristi Moreni, Vice-President Membership & Newsletter, at

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