We are celebrating National Week of the Young Child

April 12-18, 2015

This week is an opportunity to focus on the needs of Idaho's young children and their families, and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.

Find out what celebrations are happening this week!

Taco Tuesday Fundraiser
April 14 | 4-8pm | Downtown Boise Chipotle | 305 S 6th St, Boise

Week of the Young Child Celebration
April 18 | 12-3pm | Ann Morrison Park, 1000 North Americana Blvd, Boise

NIAEYC Week of the Young Child Art Show
April 12-18 | Coeur d’Alene

NIAEYC WOYC Ice Cream Social
April 15 | 6-7:30pm | Harding Family Center Gym, Coeur d’Alene

SRAEYC WOYC Children’s Day Out
April 13 | 11am-1pm | Boys and Girls Club, 999 Frontier Road, Twin Falls

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Idaho AEYC Employment Opportunity

IT Programmer Analyst

Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children (Idaho AEYC) invites interested applicants for the full-time (40 hours per week) position of IT Programmer Analyst, to join our organization as we work to promote quality in early care and education. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for the IdahoSTARS project, this position is responsible for the continued development and maintenance of the Microsoft Access databases for the programs within the Idaho STARS project as well as performs the full range of application design, analysis, and programming functions.

Application review will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

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"Get Smart"

Idaho school district touts success of pre-k program

Reported by On Your Side Channel 6 News, March 16, 2015

A small Idaho school district may just have found a key to making sure its students are successful in the long term. It’s a program it believes will work for every child in our state and the school says it has the data to back it up. Michelle Edmonds has the story.

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Sneak Peek of our 2015 Week of the Young Child PSA filming

National Week of the Young Child - April 12-18

Idaho AEYC is proud to partner with Boise State President Bob Kustra, Idaho State University President Arthur C. Vailas and University of Idaho President Chuck Staben on the filming of our 2015 Week of the Young Child PSA.

Young children are the future of our communities. Children who receive high-quality early learning when they are young are more likely to succeed in school, college and beyond.

Many, many thanks to Idaho Public Television for filming our 2015 PSA! The final cut will air next month!

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Apr 4, 2015

Every Child Ready to Learn, Sat Apr 04, 2015, 8:15 am - 11:15 am, Lee Pesky Learning Center, 3324 Elder Street, Boise, ID.  Every Child Ready to Learn Flyer. IdahoSTARS training hours awarded for attending. Register ›

Apr 11, 2015

TVAEYC Spring Conference 2015, Saturday, April 11, 2015, 8 am - 3 pm, Oxford Suites in Boise, ID   Learn more ›

Apr 21, 2015

Every Child Ready to Learn, Tue Apr 21, 2015, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Lee Pesky Learning Center, 3324 Elder Street, Boise, ID.  Every Child Ready to Learn Flyer. IdahoSTARS training hours awarded for attending. Register ›

Apr 24, 2015 -
Apr 25, 2015

EIAEYC Early Childhood Conference, Friday and Saturday, April 24 & 25, 2015, Keynote by Lillian Hubler from Time to Sign. Register on line.   Learn more ›

May 2, 2015

Every Child Ready to Learn, Sat May 02, 2015, 8:15 am - 11:15 am, Lee Pesky Learning Center, 3324 Elder Street, Boise, ID.  Every Child Ready to Learn Flyer. IdahoSTARS training hours awarded for attending. Register ›

May 16, 2015

Every Child Ready to Learn, Sat May 16, 2015, 8:30 am - 11:30 am, Best Western Plus Caldwell Inn 908 Specht Avenue, Boise, ID.  Every Child Ready to Learn Flyer. IdahoSTARS training hours awarded for attending. Register ›

June 6, 2015

Every Child Ready to Learn, Sat June 06, 2015, 8:15 am - 11:15 am, Lee Pesky Learning Center, 3324 Elder Street, Boise, ID.  Every Child Ready to Learn Flyer. IdahoSTARS training hours awarded for attending. Register ›

June 27, 2015

Every Child Ready to Learn, Sat June 27, 2015, 8:15 am - 11:15 am, Lee Pesky Learning Center, 3324 Elder Street, Boise, ID.  Every Child Ready to Learn Flyer. IdahoSTARS training hours awarded for attending. Register ›

October 15-17, 2015

North Idaho AEYC 2015 Fall Conference, October 15-17, 2015, Coeur d'Alene Resort, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.   Learn more ›

IdahoSTARS Training Calendar