Congratulations to Nicole Lazarte, Lead Infant Teacher at the ACCA Child Development Center, on her election to the governing board for the National Association for the Education of Young Children

Grace Nicole Lazarte has been working in the early childhood education field since 2015. Before becoming a teacher herself, she grew up helping her mother run a family home day care. She is currently on the Provider Advisory Council with Virginia Promise Partnership. Nicole began getting involved with NVAEYC in early 2020 and is now a Member-at-Large and the Advocacy Committee Chair. She is a currently pursuing her Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education at George Mason University. Nicole is passionate about working towards equity and inclusion for children and teachers in the field.