Who We Are

Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

Guide and inspire states and communities as they design, transform, and sustain public early education and care systems to be equitable, efficient, and effective.

Our Vision

Early childhood education and care is funded and governed as a public good and is a fully realized component of the education continuum throughout the United States.

Our Values

  • Equity and justice
  • Accountability
  • Authentic engagement
  • Data-based decision-making
  • Impact
  • Transparency