Unlocking the Power of Early Care and Education: Why it Matters

an early care and education or preschool aged girl smiling at her teacher

Early Care and Education (ECE) is the earliest stage of a child’s learning and development, taking place between birth and eight years old. Because a child’s brain is the most flexible and rapidly developing during the first five years of their life, ECE plays a critical role in building a strong foundation for children’s lifelong health, well-being, and success.