Registration for the 2018 Conference is now open! 

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We envision a community

where every child's potential is realized.

Empowering Utah's Children

by engaging and inspiring

early childhood professionals

Ways you can support UAEYC:

1- Click on the DONATE NOW button at the top and make a recurring or one-time donation. You can specify a certain program or let us put your contribution where it is most needed. Easy!

2- Shop! We receive a % from the following charitable foundations each time you make a purchase when registered. Register today!

  • Smiths Inspiring Donations - You will need to scroll to the bottom of the page and click the inspiring donations link. Our organization number is: 87328.  Email for assistance.
  • AmazonSmile (link to the right).

UAEYC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. We accept donations and contributions for general programming and specific impact work we do. We have a current charitable solicitation license.

UAEYC Playshops
Early Childhood Conference

2020-2021 UAEYC Proposed Slate

(Voting will take place in June)

President: Jared Lisonbee, Davis Head Start Staff 

Vice President: Kathie MacKay, BYU Faculty

Treasurer: Mary Ogan, ECE Consultant

Accreditation Chair: Cheryl Hone, UCAP Head Start Staff

​Public Policy Chair: Shannon Lenninger, UVU CAC Staff

​Eastern Representative: Christina Pay, USU Eastern Faculty

​Northern Representative: Leah Stanton, JCC Staff

​T.E.A.C.H. Advisory Chair: Sharlie Barber, SLCC Faculty (this is an appointed position)

Continuing Positions not up for re-election:

Secretary: Crystal Knippers, WSU CAC Director

Membership Chair: Janet Wahlquist, WSU CAC Faculty

Hospitality Chair: Ana Cuenca, Private Family Child Care Provider