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AECENL is a non-profit organization dedicated to professionalism in Early Childhood Education (ECE) and to quality child care and education for young children.

Our objectives are:

  • To promote a sense of pride in and commitment to the profession of Early Childhood Education.
  • To provide awareness of what constitutes quality care and education for children.
  • To inform parents, the community, and policy makers of the value of Early Childhood Education.
  • To be a strong voice for quality child care and education on behalf of children and their families.
  • To provide a forum for discussion of issues pertaining to the well being of children.
  • To facilitate communication of issues related to the profession.
  • To provide ongoing professional development.
  • To advocate for improved wages and working conditions for Early Childhood Educators.
  • To encourage the development of, and provide support for regional branches.
  • To liaise with other related organizations.