Virginia Employer Child Care Survey 

Virginia Employer Child Care Survey In Virginia and across the country, we continue to see that child care is essential not only for working families but for our workforce and economy. To better understand how childcare challenges affect Virginia businesses and to inform potential solutions for families and employers, the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation, the […]

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation Announces New Board Members

New Board Oct 22

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation Announces New Board Members Media Contact: Sara Hunt  |  SaraHuntPR@gmail.com  | 804-994-1120 Richmond, Va. (October 3, 2022) – The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF) announces the addition of two new members to the board of directors. VECF is a statewide public-private entity that serves as the non-partisan steward of Virginia’s promise for […]

2022 Executive Briefing

2022 Executive Briefing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oLB81Rgq9M Dr. Shonkoff’s Presentation Video: How Experiences Build Brain Architecture Video: How Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development Press Release: 9th Annual Executive Briefing | Innovation in Early Childhood

9th Annual Executive Briefing | Innovation in Early Childhood

Ninth Annual Executive Briefing

9th Annual Executive Briefing | Innovation in Early Childhood Media Contact: Sara Hunt  |  SaraHuntPR@gmail.com  | 804-994-1120 Business Executives Explore Connection Between Early Childhood and Workforce Development Event featured national expert on child development and employer panel highlighting innovations to address employee childcare challenges Richmond, Va. (Sept. 27, 2022) – The Virginia Chamber Foundation and the Virginia Early […]

Fast Track Training

Early Educator Fast Track Training It’s not just a job. It’s our future. Are you looking for a fulfilling, fun, and action-packed career? Interested in competitive pay, paid training and bonuses? Join the early care and education workforce with our new early educator Fast Track Training! Get Started! 2022 Fast Track Training serves Alexandria and […]

ARPA

Strengthening Virginia’s Child Care System: Resources and Supports for Child Care Providers The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation is assisting the Virginia Department of Education to administer the funds made available through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). This site is designed to empower childcare providers in Virginia with technical assistance and resources to make smart […]

Quality Improvement Modules

Quality Improvement Modules

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation Welcomes Alexis Ehrhardt and Danielle Fitz-Hugh as New Board Members

New Board Members

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation Welcomes Alexis Ehrhardt and Danielle Fitz-Hugh as New Board Members Media Contact: Sara Hunt  |  SaraHuntPR@gmail.com  | 804-994-1120 Virginia Early Childhood Foundation Announces New Board Members Richmond, Va. (March 16, 2022) – The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF) announces the addition of new members to the board of directors. VECF is a statewide […]

Ready Region Blue Ridge

About Ready Region Blue Ridge Ready Region Blue Ridge consists of the cities of Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Staunton, Waynesboro, and Winchester; and the counties of Albemarle, Augusta, Buckingham, Clarke, Fluvanna, Frederick, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, Orange, Page, Rappahannock, Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Warren. United Way of Greater Charlottesville serves as the Ready Region Blue Ridge lead. The Ready […]

Ready Region Southeastern

About Ready Region Southeastern Ready Region Southeastern consists of the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach; and the counties of Accomack, Isle of Wight, Northampton, and Southampton. Minus 9 to 5 serves as the Ready Region Southeastern lead. The Ready Regions lead is responsible for on-the-ground coordination and integration of essential early […]