Below are resources NAEYC or Iowa AEYC have developed to assist you in your role as a chapter leader. Please feel free to contact Pat Dautremont,, with any suggestions or recommendations for additional materials.

Iowa AEYC Chapter Leadership 2020-2021 Association Year

Quick Links:
(2021 Week of the Young Child, Branding, Membership, Event Planning)
Iowa AEYC Training Approval Policy
(Professional Development Training Policy, Training Request Forms for i-PoWeR)
Chapter Policies and Procedures
(Chapter Policies and Procedures, Audio/Photography/Video Release Form)
Chapter Records
(Annual Reports, Record Retention Policy)
2021 WOYC Proclamation Iowa
 Download the color and black and white WOYC logos 
 Download the 50th Anniversary color and white (reversed) WOYC logos
 Review and download the WOYC brand guidelines
Below are NAEYC's branding guidelines. Chapters need to follow the same guidelines as the affiliates. If you need your Chapter logo please contact Pat,, and she will send it to you.
  1. Title Page
  2. Your Affiliate Logo
  3. Logo Usage Guide
  4. Using Your Logo: Dos and Don'ts
  5. Placing Your Logo
  6. NAEYC Badge
  7. Creating Chapter Logos
  8. Brand Colors
  9. Brand Fonts
  10. Images
Membership Application Form
Membership Brochure
Member Benefits
Chapter Map
Top Five Reasons to Become a Member!
Energize your career with NAEYC
Chapter Calendar of Regular Events Form This form is for chapters to complete and send in to Iowa AEYC so the office has a comprehensive list of regular/ongoing events that happen throughout Iowa AEYC. This form is a Word document and will probably download to your lower left-hand corner.
Event Planning Guide This form is a compilation of several forms including one created by the East Central Chapter of Iowa AEYC and ones from Iowa AEYC staff. Feel free to use and revise as you feel necessary. Feel free to send any suggested changes to This form is a Word document and will probably download to your lower left-hand corner.
Chapter Trainings Marketing Table This form is a Word document and will probably download to your lower left hand corner instead of appearing as another tab. After you complete it, please save and send as an attachment to
Eventbrite Needs Form If you would like Iowa AEYC to setup an Eventbrite registration page for you please complete this form and submit to at least 60 days prior to your event. This form is a Word document and will probably download to your lower left-hand corner.
Training Certificate Spreadsheet Feel free to use and revise as you feel necessary.
See below for Iowa AEYC's official Training Approval Policy and Registry Submission Form.

As an affiliate of NAEYC, Iowa AEYC has a history of supporting evidence-based, developmentally
appropriate practices through our efforts, both in professional development offerings and in our communications and advocacy work. Iowa AEYC is an approved training organization in Iowa legislation and per the Iowa Department of Human Services, which require state-wide policies to offer training.
In 2009, our state Governing Board approved policies for chapters to use trainers and policies for awarding training certificates. Any conference, workshop, training, or chapter meeting providing an Iowa AEYC training certificate must follow policy. This policy includes Iowa AEYC chapter co-sponsored professional development with another organization if Iowa AEYC provides the certificate or is listed on the certificate as co-sponsor. For more information, please refer to our Professional Development Training Policy.

Instructions: Requesting Trainings in the DHS Training Registry
Create New Training
Schedule Training Class
All requests must be emailed to Jamie Schmidt at Note that these forms are fillable PDF's and needs to be saved as a new file before attaching to an email.
At the October 27, 2018 Governing Board Meeting an updated version of Iowa AEYC's Chapter Policies and Procedures was approved. Hopefully this document will answer many of your questions.
Chapter Policies and Procedures
You are required to have written permission from each person in the video and/or photos, and if a child, written permission from the child's parent or legal guardian, to post the video and/or photos and use the likeness of such person therein. By sharing with Iowa AEYC the video and/or photos, you grant Iowa AEYC the right to use the video and/or photo and/or any portion thereof in any manner it so chooses, including, without limitation, posting or sharing the video on Iowa AEYC's website, Facebook page, or Twitter account. Click here for an Audio/Photography/Video Release Form.
(These are Word files so will open as file links on the bottom left corner of your screen.)
Part A, due June 2, 2021
Part B, due June 30, 2021
Part C, due September 15, 2021
Chapters are required by law to retain certain records for certain periods of time. Click here to seeIowa AEYC's Record Retention Policy. If you have additional questions feel free to contact Iowa AEYC.