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Professional Organizations and Resources

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) This is a great opportunity to network with other professionals in the field. The web page provides information on their conferences and publications.
California Association for the Education of Young Children (CAaeyc) CAaeyc is our state affiliate to the NAEYC. Another wonderful opportunity to network, attend professional conferences and publications.
Program for Infant and Toddler Care (PITC)  PITC is dedicated to ensure that infants and toddlers receive a safe, healthy, emotionally secure and intellectually rich start in life. Click on PITC library for great articles.
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)  Resources on the social and emotional development of birth to age 5.
Research Connections  Offers current research on many topics related to young children, child care and early education.
California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) CPIN provides high quality professional development for preschool administrators and teachers highlighting current research-based information, resources, and effective instructional practices which are focused on preparing children to flourish in early childhood and succeed in elementary school and beyond.
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)  Information on how to apply for a child development permit.