Mission and Vision

Mission

We champion high-quality early childhood care and learning experiences and support for families so all children develop their full potential.

Vision

a community where every child thrives.

Values

C. Collaboration (connection)

A. Action

R. Results

E. Excellence

 

Foundational Principles 

Whole Child. We advocate a comprehensive strategy to support all aspects of every child’s development: physical, social, emotional, cognitive and aesthetic.

Every Child. We work to support every child with a special focus on children with greater needs.

Cultural Competence. We value diversity and affirm the importance of cultural competence and sensitivity to our effectiveness.

Inclusiveness. We are an open organization that welcomes the active engagement and voice of all agencies and people.

Integrity. We adhere to high personal and professional principles by a commitment to honesty, confidentiality, trust, respect and transparency.

Accountability. We are committed to measuring our impact on children, families and services by publicly reporting our progress on outcomes and adjusting our strategies to ensure continuous improvement.

Equity. We are committed to creating a comprehensive, coordinated system of high-quality services and supports for young children and their families designed to reduce disparities in outcomes associated with gender, race, and socioeconomic status.

Support a strong start and a bright future.

We champion high-quality early childhood care and learning experiences and support for families so all children develop their full potential.