Dayton Association for Young Children
Dayton Association for Young Children (DAYC) is a nonprofit organization of early childhood education professionals and others dedicated to ensuring quality care for young children and their families.
DAYC provides leadership for professionals and families to promote partnerships on behalf of young children with special emphasis on quality education, awareness of developmental services, and access to resources.
DAYC is the local affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children NAEYC, chapter 153, the nation’s largest association of early childhood professionals. The DAYC is also affiliated with the Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children OAEYC. Through conferences, workshops, meetings, publications, community education, research, and cooperation with related organizations, DAYC works for better programs and services for young children and their families. DAYC is committed to serving and acting on behalf of the needs, rights, and well being of all young children, including those with disabilities and special needs.