Champions for Children

The New York Association for the Education of Young Children recognizes individuals who have dedicated their work, time, and resources to children, families and the field of early care and education.

The Annual Awards Committee reviews the nominations for NYAEYC Champions for Children awards. Nominations are accepted by anyone who recommends a candidate and completes the nomination form. Please read the nomination guidelines to ensure your submission is complete and provides all the information the selection committee will need.

~ Award Categories ~
Early Childhood Leader
Early Childhood Supporter
Member Leader
Student/ New Professional Leader

Previous Champions for Children 

Nomination Information:

Submit Online

Download a Nomination Form
Please refer to the nomination guidelines to be sure you are able to provide all the information requested to submit a complete nomination.

Send nominations via email to:

Or by mail:
Champions for Children
230 Washington Ave Ext.
Albany, NY 12203

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