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What is the Early Learning MarketPlace?

The Early Learning MarketPlace is a web-based resource offered by the Association for Early Learning Leaders to enable our members and site visitors to locate relevant early learning program products and services. The Early Learning MarketPlace provides an easy way to conduct research and locate companies offering the products and services critical to early learning program professionals.

We hope you bookmark the Early Learning MarketPlace and make it the first stop for all your major purchasing decisions.

Who is the Association for Early Learning Leaders?

The Association for Early Learning Leaders is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has been serving directors, owners and administrators of early care and education programs since 1984. The Association for Early Learning Leaders is committed to excel­lence in the field of Early Care and Education by promoting lead­ership development and enhancing program quality. Our goal is to strengthen the knowledge, skills and abilities of directors, owners, emerging leaders and other early learning pro­fessionals to ensure quality programs for young children.

FAQs - Listing my company

How can I list my company, product, or service in the Early Learning MarketPlace?

All companies that provide relevant products and/or services may add their listing by calling 888-777-6578. You may also create a new listing online by clicking here.

Is there a charge to list my company?

A basic listing is available at no charge. There are paid advertising options available that provide you more visibility among the many other companies, products, and services. To learn more about these options click here to visit the media kit.

How can I make changes or ask questions about my existing company listing?

Please call us at 888-777-6578 or 727-498-6518 if dialing internationally.

FAQs - Using the Early Learning MarketPlace

How can I locate relevant companies?

There are two methods to locate companies relevant to your needs.

The most efficient is to utilize the category/sub-category breakdown on the homepage and simply click on the sub-category that most closely relates to your query.

You may also use a keyword or location search to query the entire database of companies. A keyword or location search will pull from all data stored within the guide. You may also further refine your search queries via the category/sub-category drop down menu below the keyword search bar.

How does the RFP/RFI submission tool work?

Certain companies that have elected to include additional information about their products and services have "profile" pages accessible from search results via a "View Profile" link. This link only appears for companies that elect to create a "profile" page. These companies also provide access to an RFP/RFI submittal tool. This tool allows you to send them a request to bid on your business.

The tool requires that you submit your company name, contact information, and a description of products or services for which you are seeking a proposal.

While this tool can be helpful it is always quickest to pick up the phone and call the company directly, but we are happy to offer the RFP/RFI submission tool for your convenience.