Advocate for Early Childhood Education (ECE) with NVAEYC Today!

Public Policy Statement

NVAEYC believes that every child, birth through age eight, has a safe, healthy environment with caring people who promote their well-being, meet their individual needs, and support learning through play. In collaboration with NAEYC, state, and local organizations, NVAEYC informs members and the community about relevant local, state, and federal policies as well as communicates with legislators, advocating on behalf of young children and the early care and education workforce.

Kids with Capes

As educators, we know the positive impact that quality early childhood education programs have on all young children. We need YOUR help to remind local, state, and federal legislators of the need for accessible, affordable, and quality education for our country’s youngest learners.


Interested in joining our Public Policy team?

Join our team by emailing us using the form below today. We look forward to hearing from you and including you in our advocacy work!

Want to be more informed of the issues currently facing our nation’s children and families?

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Subscribe to Voices for Virginia’s Children email alerts and become a Children’s Champion to stay up-to-date on legislation impacting young children.

What's new in advocacy?

NAEYC is currently leading a national initiative, Power to the Profession, which will define the future of the field of early childhood. Find out how NAEYC is working to bring more respect, quality, and better pay to the field of early childhood education here. Your feedback is essential!


Catch up on what is happening with early childhood education in Virginia (

Your voice matters! 

Contact your legislators and let them know why early childhood education matters. Find out who your representatives are here.

Save the Date


NAEYC Public Policy Forum

February 28- March 1, 2021


Budget Hearing 2020
Budget Hearing 2020

Budget Hearing 2020
Budget Hearing 2020

Advocacy Summit 2019
Advocacy Summit 2019

Budget Hearing 2020
Budget Hearing 2020


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