Southern Nevada Chapter

The Southern Nevada Chapter of NevAEYC is a local chapter of the Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children which is an affiliate of the National Association. The Southern Nevada Chapter 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.

Southern Nevada Chapter 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

Southern Nevada EVENTS

Members Only Free Mixer!!

Friday, December 8, 2017
NAEYC Members Only (membership will be verified upon registration)
Meepleville Board Game Café
4704 West Sahara, Las Vegas 89102
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
RSPV By:December 1, 2017

There is no charge to attend the event; however, space is limited!  Plan to attend by registering at
This is a great opportunity to meet and join fellow early childhood professionals for an evening of fun and games.  Light appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.  Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Emerging Leaders and Mentors Leadership Academy 

The Southern Nevada Chapter is pleased to present the Emerging Leaders and Mentors Leadership Academy!

We are 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

For more information on how to be a part of the 2017-2018 academy please email

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

Southern Nevada Chapter Board Meeting Minutes

SNAEYC Minutes – November 12, 2014

SNAEYC Minutes- October 8 2014

SNAEYC Minutes – February 12, 2014