National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) has the latest information on NAEYC's conferences and publications. It also has information on accreditation, advocacy, policy issues and NAEYC membership. Click here for New York State's AEYC.
National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) works to support child care professionals. NAFCC seeks to promote high-quality family child care through accreditation, leadership training, technical assistance, public education and policy initiatives.
National Women's Law Center works to protect and improve the progress of women and girls at work, in school and in every part of their lives. They also can assist you with a variety of legal problems.
New York State Office of Family & Children Services (OCFS) supports the well-being and safety of children, families and communities. OCFS has many services including: foster care, adoption, child protective services, services for pregnant teenagers and child care regulations. Call them with questions at 631-240-2560.
Click here for information about affordable opportunities to seek a degree in early childhood education.