To best serve young children, VAAEYC is an active participant in public policy discussions. The public policy circle researches and advocates on issues that affect the care and education of young children in Virginia. VAAEYC encourages all Early Childhood Educators to advocate for their profession and the children you serve.

Public Policy issues and advocacy is fluid and he most up-to-date information is posted on VAAEYC’s Facebook page HERE. So much information and critical advocacy needs are time sensitive so be sure to follow us to know when action is needed!

NAEYC’s Public Policy Forum

Advocacy begins with YOU and YOU are needed!

Join the collective, connected movement to support equitable access to high-quality early childhood education by registering for NAEYC’s 2023 Public Policy Forum.  This event is designed to bring VAAEYC members powerful voices to Washington, DC to fight for investments that support the education and compensation of early childhood educators, and increase families’ access to affordable, high-quality child care and early learning.

For more info CLICK HERE


VAAEYC created an Electoral Toolkit to help members make informed decisions and advocate for children and early childhood education as they headed to the polls in November. This will be updated for the next election cycle, but has good information now to get you started thinking!

Download the Toolkit Here

Want to know who your legislator is? CLICK HERE for more Information on Virginia

If you are interested helping shape public policy for children in Virginia and helping this important group of VAAEYC members email HERE or complete the form below.

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