Resources for Educators

Child and Adult Care Food Program
The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federal program that provides reimbursements for nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children and adults who are enrolled for care at participating child care centers, day care homes, and adult day care centers.

Infant and Toddler Specialist Network
Learn more about the Infant & Toddler Specialist Network, request on-site services, or attend a training!

Project Pathfinder
Apply to Project Pathfinders, a VECF administered scholarship designed to increase the skills of early childhood professionals in preschool and child care settings by accessing community college coursework and credentials.

Virginia Department of Education
Stay informed at the Virginia Department of Education.

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation
Learn more about VECF and their efforts to increase efficiency for statewide childhood success

Virginia’s Early Learning and Development Standards:
Birth – Age 5 Learning Guidelines

Learn about Virginia’s new set of comprehensive early learning and development standards for young children, birth to age 5.

Zero to Three
Learn ways you can support language, literacy development, and social and emotional skills for your child.