Our Mission:

To transform the lives of children by supporting, empowering, and advocating for the adults who make the biggest impact on children’s lives—their parents, caregivers and teachers.

Our Vision:

All children, nurtured by strong families and vibrant communities, have opportunities for quality early learning experiences that prepare them for success in school and life.

Our Core Values:

Children are the most valuable resource in our community.

Successful growth and development of our children depends on every part of the community.


  • Child care and early childhood education are inseparable.
  • Growth, learning, and development begin “Right from the Start.”
  • Child care professionals are at the heart of quality care and must be accorded the highest stature for their contributions.
  • Quality care and education provide rich experiences that meet children’s developmental needs.


  • All families are important and deserve support and respect.
  • We support and respect the richness that diversity brings to our families and communities.
  • We support care that meets the needs of diverse segments of our community.