Board Opportunities

Minnesota Association for the Education of Young Children (MNAEYC)


MnAEYC has led several initiatives focused on early childhood education. The organization has provided high-quality professional development at an annual conference for years and assisted hundreds of programs to receive national accreditation. For several years MnAEYC partnered with the Minnesota School Age Care Alliance and created an accreditation program to ensure high quality in out-of-school time programs. As an affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, MnAEYC has promoted in Minnesota the mission and vision of the largest membership organization in the early childhood field.

Strategic Priorities

MnAEYC focuses on policy and advocacy, professional development, promoting equity, and national accreditation assistance.

Annual Budget: $100,000 – Earned Income, Other


Minnesota Association for the Education of Young Children is seeking board members with skills in the following areas:

  • Financial Management
  • Fundraising
  • Management and Leadership
  • Public Policy and Advocacy


  • Number of members currently: 8
  • Meeting time and frequency:  12 meetings annually
  • Meeting location: Virtual
  • Does nonprofit carry liability insurance? Yes


  • Time Expectation: Up to 5 hours/month
  • Financial Contribution Required: No
  • Service on Committee Required: Yes
    • Committees: Executive, Other
  • Length of Term: 3 Years
  • Renewable: Yes

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PO Box 101 Shakopee, MN 55379


MnAEYC promotes quality in early care and education programs and supports the leadership and development of early care and education professionals.