Role of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)


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Starting as the National Association for Nursery Education, the organization that became the NAEYC formed in what decade?

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1. Which of the following is NOT one of the three national events or organizations sponsored by the NAEYC?

2. In the 1980s, the NAEYC began its _____ program, an important measure of early childhood education programs.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and related worksheet measure your understanding of what the NAEYC is and the role it plays in American education standards. To answer the assessment questions successfully, you'll need to know about topics such as the association's history, role in creating educational standards, and basic mission.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to test your knowledge of:

  • Which demographic(s) the NAEYC represents
  • Where the NAEYC has its headquarters
  • The most influential programs the association has launched
  • The NAEYC's current sponsorship of events and organizations

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice:

  • Making connections - recognize the programs the NAEYC has implemented to shape educational standards
  • Information recall - remember key facts regarding the NAEYC's history and location
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the NAEYC and its work

Additional Learning

Bolster your knowledge of this association and the role it plays in American education by reviewing the lesson called Role of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The association's history, from its inception to the present day
  • The NAEYC's primary goals and scope regarding education
  • The role the NAEYC has had in creating public policy and conducting research