is to promote quality care and education for the well-being of ALL young children, birth to eight, through professional development and advocacy.
is a respected, educated and professional workforce that provides developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive, high quality, early care, education and services.
educator competency. It is one of the key components to ensuring that all young children in New Mexico receive a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive, high-quality education. Therefore, NMAEYC commits itself to providing both novice and experienced early childhood professionals affordable, excellent learning opportunities, via conferences, regional workshops, and online seminars, with the latest research-based practices that support young children’s learning and development.
and believe that the best education is a partnership between family and community and school. Therefore, NMAEYC commits itself to disseminating to early childhood professionals the latest research on family engagement and culturally responsive teaching strategies.
equity. Therefore, NMAEYC commits itself to advocating for state policies and systems that increase access for diverse families and children to programs and opportunities that support positive child outcomes and it should be valued and protected.