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!


RI Early Childhood Advocacy Day 2018
May 16th at the Omni Providence Hotel, 9am-4pm

Welcome Address by Courtney Hawkins, Director of DHS
Keynote address by Myra Jones-Taylor from Zero to Three



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

Here are a few ways to continue your advocacy: