Core Values

  • Valuing children
  • Strengthening and empowering families
  • Taking responsibility for the integrity of our service to others
  • Growing, developing, and transforming how we work together to reflect best practices and diversity
  • Communicating to strengthen parent education networks
  • Promoting physical and emotional well being in ourselves and others

Guiding Principles

  • Commitment – through actions taken as leaders, advocates, educators, collaborators and caregivers.
  • Compassion – and caring for all Virginia families, children and ourselves.
  • Respect and inclusivity – for all people of all ages from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Integrity – in all of our actions, based upon honesty, high ethical standards and a commitment to practice based on research and ongoing evaluation.

Member Advantages

  • Join a network of experts to share information
  • Participate in professional trainings
  • Receive statewide support from colleagues
  • Market your program
  • Ability to link to State resources
  • Participate in policy development
  • Receive timely updates on issues across the state
  • No membership fee