Welcome to LAECA

April 2017 proclaimed
Month of the Young Child!

2017 Proclamation

The Louisiana Early Childhood Association (LAECA) is a non-profit early childhood organization for teachers, parents, caregivers and early care professionals dedicated to improving the lives of Louisiana's children from birth to eight years of age. Our regional association is the Southern Early Childhood Association.

Mission Statement

The mission of the organization is to increase awareness of the needs of young children and to work for the knowledge and understanding of young children from birth to age eight


Louisiana Early Childhood Association
(LAECA) State Conference

"Early Childhood Strong"
October 26 - 28, 2017

Holiday Inn Downtown Convention Center
701 4th Street
Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

Check for updated information about our 2017 Conference in Alexandria as it comes available!


Visit the Southern Early Childhood Association website!
Visit the S.E.C.A. website

Tune in to SECA Radio!
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