FOCUS is refereed, state-wide journal. It invites manuscripts that explore practical, or applied aspects of early childhood development and care. The journal reflects the holistic name of the membership of the West Virginia Association for Young Children (WVAYC) and publishes articles within, but not limited to the following areas:

  • creativity
  • development
  • nutrition
  • health
  • safety
  • environment
  • guidance
  • special needs
  • developmentally appropriate practice
  • assessment
  • multicultural perspectives / learning
  • professional development