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ABOUT US

NAAEYC endorses high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8. We promote a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession by empowering all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children, through advocacy, leadership and professional development.

ADVANCING EQUITY

All children have the right to equitable learning opportunities that enable them to achieve their full potential as engaged learners and valued members of society. 

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Nashville Area Association for the Education of Young Children shall be to provide opportunities for the members to enhance their experiences and increase their knowledge about the development, the care, and the education of the young child.

MISSION

NAAEYC endorses high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8. We promote a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession by empowering all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children, through advocacy, leadership and professional development.

VISION

All young children thrive and learn in a society dedicated to ensuring they reach their full potential.

2021

Board

Amy Wilcox

President

Melanie Shinbaum

President-Elect

Jana Crosby

Treasurer

Jenny Escamilla

Secretary

Charles Flowers

Treasurer-Elect/Public Policy

Bridget Smith

HPIO/Diversity Chair

Tevis Haynie

Members Services Chair

Katie Hotz

Accreditation

 

Windy Robbins

Historian

ECE Conference

 

Miranda Wilson

Volunteers Chair

 

Jana Crosby

Program Chair

Cheryl Dillingham

Office Administrator

 

Teamwork