Membership Information

Welcome to Heart of Illinois Association for the Education of Young Children.  We are the world’s largest early childhood education organization with a national network of state, local, and regional affiliates.  In your community, across your state, and around the country, we are more than 100,000 members working to bring high-quality early learning opportunities to all children from birth through age eight.

Did you know…

  • When you join Heart of Illinois AEYC, you become a member of the National, Regional, and State Associations.
  • As a member of Heart of Illinois Association for the Education of Young Children you can attend many early childhood conferences at a reduced rate.
  • Members attend program meetings at no charge or reduced price.

Now more than ever, you need the best tools and information and the support of your professional organization.  Join Heart of Illinois AEYC and work together for Excellence in Early Childhood Education.

You can join online (or renew your current membership) at:

You may also obtain a membership form by stopping by:
3425 N. Dries Lane, Peoria, IL

Memberships are mailed directly to NAEYC so be sure you have the current form.

Dues Information (2016)

Affiliate Name:  Heart of Illinois #001

Comprehensive:  $108.00
Regular:  $64.00
Student:  $37.00

Memberships must be in the name of an individual, not a center or school.

For more information about membership levels go to