2017 Annual Awards Brunch

The SAzAEYC Awards Brunch was held on Saturday, May 6th at the Lodge on the Desert in Tucson from 8:30-10:30am. 

SAzAEYC Early Childhood Education Awards

Named in honor of people in our community who have contributed to the early childhood education profession and community on behalf of young children, the awards bring a special recognition to outstanding professionals in the Southern Arizona community.  The Awards focus on areas of: Community Action on Behalf of Young Children, Parent Education, Teaching Young Children and Teacher Education.

CRITERIA for the Brenda Loomis Scholarship

  • You must be a current member of SAzAEYC.
  • You must be seeking a degree or endorsement in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or related fields (i.e., Family and Consumer Studies, Language, Reading and Culture).
  • You must currently live in Southern Arizona.
  • This is a “needs blind” scholarship.  SAzAEYC is interested in worthy applicants, regardless of income.

Click here to apply.

SAzAEYC Mini Grants

Small grants, typically between $50-$300, are awarded for projects in the classroom (e.g. educational supplies, outdoor play equipment, etc.).

Click here to apply.


If you have additional questions you can contact Erin Aguilar at eaguilar@blake.easterseals.com.