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Advocacy

The Florida Association for the Education of Young Children’s State Legislative priorities include:

  1. Support adequate funding to provide Florida’s young children with a safe and high-quality early childhood education that includes a developmentally appropriate curriculum tied to State Standards and authentic assessment measures.
  • In order to assure Florida’s families of high-quality early care and education programs, funding cannot be continually diminished.
  1. Support Early Childhood Professionals with a career ladder, leading to a degreed lead teacher in each classroom with adequate compensation.
  • A system needs to be in place that will attract and retain high-quality educators at the critical stage of early brain development to enable future school success.
  1. Support local initiatives that promote high quality in early childhood programs benefiting Florida’s children.
  • Local quality initiatives build a stronger partnership to better meet the needs of and make decisions for Florida’s families and providers.

FLAEYC Public Policy Platform 2017

The Florida Association for the Education
of Young Children’s State Legislative priorities:
Adequate funding
FLAEYC supports adequate funding to provide Florida’s young Children with a safe and high-quality early childhood Education that includes a developmentally appropriate curriculum tied to State Standards and authentic assessment measures.
Click here to download our whitepaper “Quality, Compensation, and Affordability
Support for Early Childhood Professionals
Support Early Childhood Professional with a career ladder, leading to a degreed lead teacher in each classroom with adequate compensation.
Click here to download our white paper “A Policy Blueprint for State Early Childhood”
Support Local Early Childhood Education Initiatives
Support Early Childhood Professional with a career ladder, leading to a degreed lead teacher in each classroom with adequate compensation.
Click here to download our white paper “Early Childhood Curriculum, Assessment, and Program Evaluation”

Advocating for the Early Childhood Profession


 

How YOU Can Be an Advocate for Early Learning


 

Why Early Learning is a Bipartisan Issue

Resource Links

  1. Public Policy Platform 2017
  2. Public Policy Platform Priorities
  3. A Call for Excellence in Early Childhood Education