Our Vision & Mission


New York is known for a well-educated, highly-skilled, valued, equitably compensated, and committed workforce that serves children birth through eight.



New York Works for Children (NYWFC) exists to advance equitable early childhood workforce policy and to provide support and resources.  The system is committed to hold up current applied research and lived experience from the field to inform best practices that focus on workforce development for the professionals who play an essential role in the well-being of children and families.