Become A Member


OAELP presents educational opportunities twice a year to provide professional development opportunities for directors and their staff.

Join OAELP's network of professionals and share your expertise and needs while gaining cooperative support from individuals who know what you experience each day.

OAELP represents it’s members on a wide range of local and state-wide committees where policies and decisions that impact the child care community are made.

Oregon Association of Early Learning Professionals (OAELP) is a nonprofit, grassroots organization founded in 1980 by child care directors from around the state of Oregon. Through Advocacy, Education, and Support, OAELP upholds professional growth and development, enhancing the abilities of child care directors, program administrators and early learning professionals throughout the State of Oregon.

Providing Advocacy, Education, and Support to Early Learning Professionals in Oregon.