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The application for candidates for the COAEYC Board of Directors is currently open.

All COAEYC members in good standing are eligible to vote. Check your inbox (the email you have associated with your NAEYC account) for a unique link. Click here to review candidate bios and videos before you vote.

Thank you for your interest in joining the Colorado Association for the Education of Young Children's Board of Directors! We are so excited to welcome new (or possibly returning) early childhood changemakers to our team. Our meetings are mostly virtual, with 2-3 a year being hybrid with a virtual option.


We invite people from all areas of Colorado to apply! This is a large state with very unique communities and we would love to have as many regions represented as possible. We also welcome diverse cultures, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

In 2023, COAEYC will fill 4 seats. 

In 2024, COAEYC will fill 5 seats.


The application will remain open on a rolling basis. Candidates who apply after February 15th, 2023 will be considered for 2024 elections. We will touch base with those candidates December 2023 to make sure you are still available or interested. 

TERM: The length of service for this position is two years beginning on July 1. Board members may serve two consecutive terms if re-elected.

REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must live in Colorado and be a member of COAEYC by April 1.

Board Meetings are currently the third Thursday  of each month from 5:30pm to 7:00pm, but are subject to change depending on the availability of board members. COAEYC's board meetings are virtual and monthly. Orientation for new board members in 2023 will take place Thursday, July 6 at 6:00pm. In lieu of a board meeting, a board governance training for all board members is usually held mid-late July, 2023 date TBD.

This is a working board. COAEYC is staffed by one part-time contractor and depends on board engagement to complete projects, so it is expected that you attend and participate if elected onto the board. 

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