Upkilling VA's Early Learning Workforce - New Report!
Just released -"Bridging the Divide" - full report & recommendations from Virginia's team of experts who participated in the National Academy of Medicine's early education workforce initiative.READ MORE HERE
Rhian Evans Allvin Joins the VECF Advisors Council
VECF is honored to welcome Rhian Evans Allvin, Chief Executive Officer of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), to serve on the VECF Advisors Council.READ MORE HERE
Project Pathfinders Scholarships - Apply Now!
Project Pathfinders scholarship applications for the Spring 2017 semester will be available October 15th through December 12th .READ MORE HERE
VECF 2016 Annual Report
Find out more about how VECF is building on the groundwork laid over the past ten years, targeting our resources and innovative approaches to help ensure optimal outcomes for Virginia's young children in the 2016 Annual Report.READ MORE HERE
School Readiness Report Card: Monthly Blog Series
Check out varied perspectives on the School Readiness Report Card from Virginia and national experts. This month's contributor - Superintendent of Petersburg City Public Schools, Marcus J. Newsome.READ MORE HERE
VECF Releases School Readiness Report Card 2016
An analysis of trends in key indicators over the past decade shows that Virginia’s children are faring better now than they were 10 years ago. A deeper look however, reveals disparities by economic status and race/ethnicity that persist even in the face of large statewide improvements overall. READ MORE HERE
Mixed-Delivery Preschool Grants Awarded!
Congratulations to the five recipients of grants from the Mixed-Delivery Preschool Fund and Grant Program. Read about their local innovations to barriers preventing eligible children from participating in VA's preschool initiative.READ MORE HERE