Policy & Advocacy

Elevating the Early Childhood Educator Workforce

At EDvance, our unwavering commitment lies in supporting policy and advocacy initiatives aimed at elevating the needs of the early childhood workforce. We firmly believe that change starts with those who are informed, passionate, and empowered to make a difference. With this in mind, we strive to cultivate an ecosystem of change agents who are dedicated to reshaping the landscape of early childhood education, with a particular focus on workforce development and language justice.

Empowering our students
to use their voice

Through carefully designed coursework, we empower our students to become well-versed in the systems and structures that shape the early childhood education landscape. We equip them with the knowledge and skills to be effective advocates for change, ensuring that they are prepared to champion the needs of our workforce.

A community of changemakers

Our team of seasoned experts actively serves on a variety of local, state, and national advisory committees. By participating in these influential forums, we contribute our knowledge and insights to shape policies, strategies, and initiatives that directly impact workforce development, language justice, and diversity and equity in higher education.