For Half a Century

The Voice of Early Childhood Education


Learn More About DVAEYC

DVAEYC improves Early Childhood Education quality and access in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Learn more about us and how we work.


Governor’s Call-in Day – June 13, 2017

Make a difference in the lives of young children. See below to find out how.


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Tell Governor Wolf to
Protect ECE Funding
and Join the Mom’s March!

We are getting down to the wire on the state budget, and the Governor needs encouragement to stand firm. Participate in a statewide Governor’s Call-In Day on June 13.  Call him at 717-787-2500 or text 52886 to get connected to his office.   Thank him for proposing the largest increase in child care funding in the last decade.  Urge him to stand strong and keep fighting for our children and families.

And on June 20, you can join Pre-K for PA and Mom’s Rising as we Rise up at the Capitol for a Moms March! Let Harrisburg leaders know that all Pennsylvania kids deserve access to a high-quality pre-k program. Click the button below for more information about the Moms March.

Delaware Valley
Association for the Education of Young Children

For 50 years, we have championed high quality early care and education for children from birth to age 8 in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Today, DVAEYC boasts more than 1,600 active members. With 25 professionals on staff, we’re one of the country’s largest local NAEYC affiliates. And we continue to grow by leaps and bounds.

We invite you to join us as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary in 2017. Click the button below to learn more about some of the members who have helped to make us great!

DVAEYC Understands The Importance Of Play


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Our work benefits from strategic relationships with allies, funders, and supporters in the larger Early Childhood Education world.