Strength in numbers
Early years and school age care and education is a profession. To ensure that our profession is recognised, respected and valued, we need to stand together as a strong and unified voice. Membership of the Association of Childhood Professionals means that OUR voice is represented at national level. Join today as together we can make a difference.
YOUR membership is the key to our success
Membership Fee & Renewals
Membership until Oct 2015 is €30 for full members and €15 for students.
Membership renewal is due at the end of this month. A renewal form and payment on-line option will be added to our website in the very near future to facilitate this.
Letters to government
Meeting with Minister Reilly
ACP representatives will meet with Minister Reilly on Wed 5th Nov at 2.30pm. Please email, PM or use this website to contact us with your key issues so that we can bring them to the Minister's attention.
ACp Pre-budget submission 2015
1. Increase investment to ensure that the professionals working in the early years are resourced and remunerated for all aspects of their role in providing high quality care and education.
2. Increase investment for an interim period to support existing staff to gain the necessary qualifications required to provide high quality care and education.
3. Increase investment in all areas of early years to ensure sustainability while providing high quality care and education. Read more...
News & Events
To keep up-to-date with news and events, in Early Years and Afterschool Care & Education, click here (Includes link to An Employer's Guide to NERA Inspections)
Follow our activities on the ACP Diary.
Click here to view Positions Available page. Email us at email@example.com if you would like to advertise a job on our website.