About Us

About Heart of Illinois AEYC

Vision

The Heart of Illinois Association for the Education of Young Children improves and enriches the quality of care and the education of the young child through its programs and services.

Mission

The mission of the Heart of Illinois Association for the Education of Young Children is to serve and to act on behalf of the needs and rights of young children with primary focus on the provision of educational services and resources.

Value Statements

  • The Heart of Illinois Association for the Education of Young Children values opportunities for professional networking to share educational resources and services.

  • Our philosophy is to support early childhood professionals through quality training events, programs, and services.

  • We believe in taking unified action on current issues and problems which affect the young child.

Contact Information

hofiaeyc@sbcglobal.net

3425 N. Dries Lane
Peoria, ILĀ  61604
(309) 686-3750

Board Members

President – Melanie Fleming

President-Elect – Stacy Bean

Past-President: Brenda Smith

Programs Co-Chairs: Jan Deissler ; Brenda Smith

Secretary: Lee Ann Mowers

Treasurer: Susan Moore

Accreditation: Brenda Long

Child Care Connection Liason: Brenda Smith

Family Child Care Liason: Misty Zeone

Month of the Young Child: Committee

Technology Committee: Kim Hahn