Communication Materials

Below, you’ll find links to some important resources to help communicate about the importance of early childhood in Virginia.

Communication Tools

Which Path - Quality school readiness programs & services and VA's workforce.
Risks & Results
ROI - Heckman Equation
Human Brain Development - Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University
Blueprint 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.