Virginia's Early Learning and Development Standards (ELDS), Birth-Five Learning Guidelines

Description:

This document is Virginia's new set of comprehensive early learning and development standards for young children, birth to age five. The new standards focus on five Areas of Development: Approaches to Play and Learning; Social and Emotional Development; Communication, Language, and Literacy Development; Health and Physical Development and Cognitive Development.

All birth to five programs are expected to implement the new standards by Fall 2021.