Infant / Toddler

What is the Infant/Toddler Project?

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The Infant/Toddler Project is a system of support services that help you provide the best care possible for Kansas’ youngest citizens. Three main goals of the Infant/Toddler Project are:

  • To increase the quality of infant and toddler care and education;
  • To increase the availability of high quality infant and toddler child care in Kansas;
  • To increase the number of qualified professionals providing early care and education for infants and toddlers

How does the project work?

Infant/Toddler Specialists in each of the six (6) CCR&Rs throughout Kansas provide assistance to you by offering:

  • Professional development events
  • Materials, equipment and supplies
  • Quality improvement grants
  • On-site and off-site consultation/technical assistance
  • Links to community resources

Infant/Toddler Specialists can help you with specific issues like – room arrangement, schedules and routines, safe sleep, understanding biting, getting started in the business, and much more!

Who can participate?

  • Child care providers/early education staff in Kansas
  • Center Programs
  • Family Child Care Programs

The Infant/Toddler Project includes:

  • Infant/Toddler Generalist Project
  • Strengthening Families Infant/Toddler Project

For more information contact

:
Kami Cohorst, Infant/Toddler Director, (785) 823-3343, or by email.

For more information about technical assistance opportunities in your area, please contact your local Child Care Resource & Referral Agency.

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