Below, you’ll find links to some important resources to help communicate about the importance of early childhood in Virginia.
Executive Briefing Materials
The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation and the Virginia Chamber of Commerce are pleased to host an annual Executive Briefing on the Economics of Early Childhood – an event highlighting the direct link between a strong start in the early years and a vibrant productive workforce for the Commonwealth. Speakers, including business executives and leading researchers, focus on the importance of early childhood education for Virginia's economic competitiveness. Below are past speeches and materials.
Executive Briefing 2018
Dr. Michael Friedlander - The Underlying Biological Process of Early Brain Development and Learning
Executive Briefing 2017
Shawn Boyer - Early Childhood Development: Driving Virginia's Current and Future Workforce
Executive Briefing 2016
Executive Briefing 2015
Executive Briefing 2014
Dr. Craig T. Ramey - Research of Early Childhood