The Association for Young Children Europe (AYCE) is an international organization committed to improving professional practice and build public awareness of the importance of high quality early childhood care and education and provide support to adults working on behalf of young children in Europe.
Our vision is to serve as the conduit for early childhood professionals in Europe and to be the primary connection for current theory and practice in the field.
The Association for Young Children, Europe (AYCE) is the only affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) located in Europe. Its members are from Germany, Great Britain, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States. AYCE is composed primarily of teachers, caregivers, educators, administrators, trainers, consultants, social workers, health specialists, and parents working with US Military families living in Europe.