SD Association for the Education of Young Children
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the world's largest early childhood education professional organization with a national network of state, local, and regional affiliates. There are more than 70,000 members worldwide working to bring high-quality early learning opportunities to all children from birth through age eight. The South Dakota Association for the Education of Young Children (SDAEYC) and its seven local affiliates/chapters serve the needs of early childhood education professionals in the state of South Dakota. SDAEYC and NAEYC host annual conferences.