For Half a Century

The Voice of Early Childhood Education


Learn More About Us

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


Action Toolkit for Early Learning Superheroes

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


Donate Today!

Donors like you are absolutely essential to this work — we simply couldn’t do it without you!

The Resilient Child!

The Resilient Child
  • Drew
  • Friday, March 02, 2018 AT 7:00
  • University of Pennsylvania's Perelman Quadrangle

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

Our members and allies have enabled us to become the robust organization we are today. And we continue to grow by leaps and bounds.

We invite you to join us as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary in 2017 with a series of tributes to long-time members who have made a significant impact. Click the button below to learn more about some of the members who have helped to make us great!

We Understand The Importance Of Play


We want to hear from you! Let us know what's been happening at your program.


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