The Southern Nevada AEYC is a local chapter of the Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children and the National Association. SNAEYC serves individuals working in early childhood education in the Las Vegas/Clark County area. They sponsor educational events, advocacy activities, special events such as the annual ECE Awards Night, and have regular membership meetings.

SNAEYC Governing Board

  • President: Keana Sullivan
  • President Elect: Open
  • Treasurer: Mikaela Carter
  • Secretary: Denise Sydney
  • VP of Public Policy: Dianne Farkas
  • VP of Professional Development: Glenda Billingsley
  • Membership Chair: Tameka Henry
  • Members-At-Large: Ron Barakat, Eileen Quinn, Maria Marinakis, Kelly May, Mary Regan

For information contact board members at


Friday July 15, 2016

Three Square
4190 N. Pecos Rd—Las Vegas, NV 89115

Cost:  SNAEYC members: $30                 Non-members: $35             Table for 8: $190

Come join us for a night of fun and recognition for all of your hard work! The Southern Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children is putting on a dinner to celebrate our field of professionals! We will also be raffling off prizes!

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Reminder:  All facilities are invited to recognize one featured staff member at the event.  We are asking that the facilities who would like to participate hold their own nominations then complete & submit the Featured Staff Member Information Sheet.  The Featured Staff member will receive FREE admission to the event.  More information is included in the attachments.

If you have questions or need further information please contact Kelly May at(702) 339-8860 or

SNAEYC ECE Awards Night ’16 Information Packet and Nomination Form

Emerging Leaders and Mentors Leadership Academy 

The Southern Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children (SNAEYC), in collaboration with Nevada AEYC (NevAEYC) is pleased to present the Emerging Leaders and Mentors Leadership Academy!

SNAEYC is looking for individuals, who would like to develop their leadership skills, and mentors, to support our future leaders, in the Early Childhood Community. The Emerging Leaders and Mentors Leadership Academy requires a 9 month commitment from participating emerging leaders and mentors.

The Academy consists of:

  • A Leadership Mixer
  • Attendance at the SNAEYC Fall Educational Development Conference
  • Monthly Seminars (total of 48 hours of The Nevada Registry Approved Training)
  • NevAEYC State Conference Attendance
  • Early Childhood Leadership Project
  • Meetings with a Mentor

The academy will take place the 3rd Saturday of the month from September 2015 to April 2016 from 9am-3pm. For more information on how to be a part of the 2016-2017 academy please contact Teresa at

2015-2016 SNAEYC Leadership Academy Flyer

Week of the Young Child (WOYC) – Family Fun Day Celebtration

The SNAEYC’s Family Fun Day, was held on April 18th, 2015! For those of you that missed out on the fun, we hope that you decide to join the SNAEYC for next year’s WOYC event!

SNAEYC Board Meeting Minutes

SNAEYC Minutes – November 12, 2014

SNAEYC Minutes- October 8 2014

SNAEYC Minutes – February 12, 2014