Member Benefits

NAEYC offers four membership categories—Entry (Digital) Level, Standard, Premium, and Family—each with a unique set of benefits.

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Entry (Digital) Level Membership ($30)

Entry Level membership is a digitally-based introduction to NAEYC and its diverse professional resources. Are you a student or young professional joining NAEYC for the first time? This is where to start!

  •  Access to content you can use right away—such as ideas for implementing developmentally appropriate practice, fostering strong family engagement, and more— through NAEYC digital resources.

  •  Access to HELLO, home of NAEYC's Interest Forums, where you can connect with members who share your specific passion.

  •  Discounted insurance offerings through the Trust for Insuring Educators (TIE), including professional liability insurance, home, auto, and more.

  •  20 percent discount on all orders from NAEYC's online store, as well as access to exclusive member-only resource sales during the year.

  •  Exclusive access to member-only sessions at NAEYC events, including the member-only lounge at Annual Conference and the member-only hour in the exhibit hall.

  •  Discounted office supplies through Office Depot and OfficeMax, including technology products, office essentials, furniture, and more.

  •  Registration opportunities for member-only events, including our Public Policy Forum, which brings members together in Washington, DC, to advance federal and state early childhood policy.

  •  15 percent tuition reduction with Walden University. Conditions apply, visit this page for more information.

Standard Membership ($69)

NAEYC Standard membership ensures you're fully equipped as a professional, with the latest resources, events, research, discounts, and more. Benefits at the Standard level include ALL Entry Level benefits, plus:

  •  A print subscription to one of NAEYC’s award-winning periodicals. Choose from five issues of Young Children (YC) or five issues of Teaching Young Children (TYC).

  •  One complimentary NAEYC book, published and selected by NAEYC, delivered to you during your membership year.

  •  Registration discounts for NAEYC’s events, including our Annual Conference and Professional Learning Institute.

  •  One complimentary registration for one NAEYC online professional learning course during your membership year.

  •  Full access to the digital archive of Young Children, which allows you to browse and download issues dating back to 1956 through 2015.

Premium Membership ($150)

NAEYC Premium membership provides unparalleled access to NAEYC's robust suite of member benefits. Premium members receive ALL benefits at the Entry and Standard levels, in addition to:

  •  Print subscriptions to both of NAEYC’s award-winning periodicals, Young Children (YC) and Teaching Young Children (TYC).

  •  A total of four complimentary handpicked publications by NAEYC and delivered to you during your membership year, as well as one $22 coupon towards the purchase of a  publication of your choice (for a total of 5 free books each year!).

  •  Complimentary registration for two NAEYC online professional learning courses during your membership year.

  •  Exclusive access to VIP events, such as book signings and networking sessions, at NAEYC’s Annual Conference and Professional Learning Institute.

Family Membership ($35)

This is an exciting, brand NEW membership option designed for members outside of the early learning profession, including parents, family members, and early childhood advocates. Benefits include:

  •  Access to exclusive NAEYC content specifically for families. Looking for high-quality early learning centers? Wondering how best to support your child’s learning once they get home from school? This is the membership option for you!

  •  Access to NAEYC's Interest Forums, where you can connect with members to learn about specific topics in early childhood. A great resource for families!

  •  Discounted insurance offerings, including home, auto, and life insurance.

  •  20 percent discount on all orders from NAEYC's online store, as well as access to exclusive member-only sales during the year.

DCAEYC Membership Benefits:

  • Specialized professional development

  • Special events open only to DCAEYC members

  • Member networking opportunities

  • A network advocating on behalf of DC's ECE community