Our purpose is to organize, equip and empower people to create change on behalf of children.


Our vision is a nation where the right to high quality early care and education is embedded in public policy, professional practice, and parental engagement.


Representative Leadership

Involving people in decisions that affect them.

Commitment to Diversity

Ensuring all voices are heard and bridging multiple perspectives.

Focused on Solutions

Embracing responsibility to create sustainable change.

Impact and Innovation

Taking action that is timely, relevant and immediately actionable.

Building and Sharing Knowledge

Creating and disseminating strategic information to be used and understood by everyone.