Advocacy

Overview

NAEYC’s public policy work at the federal, state and local levels reflects the Association’s position statementsstandards for programsstandards for teacher preparation programs, and other resources as well as research and evidence from the field. Our issue-driven advocacy is conducted directly with policymakers and through technical assistance, materials and other support to our affiliates and others working on shared public policy goals and efforts.  Visit the NAEYC Website for more information about their Public Policy Background, Federal Action recommendations and how to stay informed!

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Rhode Island AEYC hosted a very successful RI Early Childhood Advocacy Day on April 27, 2017 in conjunction with Child Care Day at the State House. To see more photos, please visit our Facebook page

Download the Breakout Session information that you missed:
Amy O'Leary: Advocacy 101
Leanne Barrett: The State of RI's Early Care and Education System
Rachel Flum: The Legislative and Budget Process

Here are a few ways to continue your advocacy: