Southern Nevada Chapter

The Southern Nevada Chapter of NevAEYC 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 Leadership Team

  • Leadership Team Co-Chairs: Mary Regan & Denise Sidney
  • Public Policy Committee Chair: Tracy Lewis
  • Professional Development Committee Chair: Glenda Billingsley
  • Membership Committee Chair: Kelly May
  • Celebration Committee Chair: Angela Ramirez-Foster
  • Week of the Young Child Committee Chair: Amanda Harding
  • Members-At-Large: Jennifer Davis, Annie Phillips, Tameka Henry, Julie Houchins, Minerva Perez, and Deetra Stewart

For information contact board members at

Southern Nevada 2019 ChapterMeetings

May 8

August 14

September 11

October 9 – Leadership Committee Planning Retreat

November 13

For the 2019 calendar year Southern Area Chapter Meetings will be held at the Las Vegas Urban League Early Childhood Connection office (2470 N. Decatur Blvd. Suite 150 89108).  Meetings are from 4:30-6:30pm and are open to all active NevAEYC members.  If you are unable to attend in person, phone conference options are available.  For phone conference log-in information please contact

Southern Nevada Events

Professional Development 

The Southern Nevada Chapter will be hosting 6 FREE workshops at a variety of locations throughout the Las Vegas Valley in 2019.  Dates and locations are below.  Details for each training will be sent via email blast and posted on our Facebook page.   Trainings are held from 10:30am-12:30pm unless otherwise noted.

8/24/2019     United Way of Southern Nevada

9/21/2019     Children’s Cabinet

10/19/2019   TBD  (Lakeshore or Las Vegas Urban League)


Networking Events

Our Winter Mixer, usually held in December, is our only regularly scheduled mixer.   Last year’s event was at Meepleville Board Game Cafe.   If you have suggestions for events or want to join an event committee please contact Mary Regan at

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

This year’s WOYC was April 8-12, 2019.  SNC NevAEYC will held an event at the Vegas Roots Garden on Saturday, April 13 from 9am-12pm.

If you are interested in serving on the WOYC committee please contact us

For more information and ideas on how to celebrate with your family or students please visit:


Annual Southern Area ECE Awards Banquet

Each year The Southern Nevada Chapter celebrates our field of professionals with a recognition dinner & awards banquet! It is always a night of fun and recognition that usually includes some pretty awesome door prizes.

This year’s Awards banquet will be held at the Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel in the evening on Friday, June 21, 2019 from 6:00-9:30pm.

Tickets on sale NOW

2019 EC Awards Banquet Invitation

If you are interested in serving on the Celebration Committee or donating to/sponsoring a table at this event please contact Mary Regan at


Southern Nevada Chapter  Meeting Minutes

SNC NevAEYC Chapter Meeting Notes_March 2019

SNC NevAEYC leadership committee meeting January 2019

SNC NevAEYC leadership committee meeting September 2018