VECF Advisors Council Convened for First Meeting
Council Members met on Dec 4th at UVA's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service. These 8 independent experts will provide assistance in analyzing data, shaping research and evaluation, and discerning policy implications for Virginia's early childhood system of school readiness services.READ MORE HERE
Early Childhood Education Recognized as Priority in VA Chamber's Blueprint
The VECF is pleased that the Virginia Chamber of Commerce's "Blueprint Virginia: Plan for the Commonwealth" recognizes early childhood education as a top priority to ensure a competitive workforce.READ MORE HERE
VECF Releases Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Report
VECF is pleased to release the Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Report. This report reflects the collaboration of many Virginians who understand that school readiness produces economic and social benefits, including a productive workforce for Virginia.READ MORE HERE
VECF Releases VA's School Readiness Report Card
VECF is proud to present VA's School Readiness Report Card. This report examines and assesses the capacity and effectiveness of the state's system in support of school readiness for all young children.
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VECF Releases "Virginia's Preschool Puzzle"
To guide Virginia's communities in their efforts to provide high-quality preschool services to at-risk children, VECF is pleased to release this new report highlighting funding strategies and public-private partnerships to increase access to the Virginia Preschool Initiative.READ MORE HERE
14 Pioneering School Divisions Participate in VECF's Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Pilot
After more than a year of thorough research, VECF is conducting a pilot of the GOLD Kindergarten Readiness Assessment in diverse classrooms across Virginia.READ MORE HERE