- National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) for information and resources on educating children from birth through age 8.
- Association for Early Learning Leaders for a wide range of resources, webinars, and more.
- Zero to Three, which provides parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and know-how to nurture early development.
- North Carolina Institute for Child Development Professionals (NCIDP) is the go-to resource for our profession whether you’re exploring the career for the first time or an experienced professional.
Higher Education Programs
- Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) offers a variety of courses and degree (and non-degree) programs. Students can earn a certificate, diploma, or associate’s degree. Get more information and click on the link that’s of interest to you.
- Greensboro College offers an accelerated Birth through Kindergarten licensure program—the only one in North Carolina. Learn more.
- North Carolina A&T State University offers two bachelor’s degrees and a master of arts in teaching degree through the Child Development and Family Studies Program. Get details.
- University of North Carolina – Greensboro (UNCG) offers a bachelor’s degree through their Birth through Kindergarten Program. Online and traditional face-to-face courses are available. Learn more. In addition, UNCG offers a fully online Master of Education and two Post Bachelorette Certificate programs. Get additional information about the graduate programs.