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Child Care Provider Texting Program

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Parents and Child Care Providers, enroll today and receive the latest early childhood and/or parenting information, updates, tips and activity ideas. Topics include child development, healthy recipes, safe sleep, outdoor activities, emergency planning, and MORE!

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Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Designation Recipients

Learn and Grow Depot

Cindy Wickham’s Day Care Home

Bonner Springs
McDaniel Early Childhood Center

Stepping Stones Daycare, Chapman

El Dorado
Butler Community College EduCare

Ellsworth Childcare and Learning Centers

A Step Ahead

Anette’s Little Angels Day Care Home

Amy’s Agapeland

Junction City
Loving Arms Daycare Centers, Inc.

Kansas City
Tender Hearts, Inc.

Desiree’s Child Care

Children’s Treehouse Learning Center
Tender Hearts, Inc.

Happy Day Academy

Creche at Heritage Square
Creche Day School
Hope Lutheran Early Learning Center

Early Childhood Connections

Erin Rae Stephenson Daycare
Imagination Station Family Childcare
Little Blessings Daycare
Prairie Center Christian Child Care

Prairie Village
Joan E. Seitz Day Care Home

Julianna’s Daycare

Becca’s Daycare

Tender Hearts, Inc.

Anna Gindlesberger Day Care Home

Christ the King Early Education Center
Security Benefit Academy, Inc.

Academy of Learning
Adventure Planet 1
Envision Child Development Center
Kiddie Cove
Kids World Childcare Center
Little Adventurers Day Care Home
Loving Arms Child Care Center
Open Arms Lutheran Child Development Center
Paula White Daycare
Small Wonders Daycare
Wichita State University Child Development Center


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  • Personal support such as FREE business support, tips on marketing strategies, onsite topic-driven visits, and an online virtual tour of your program.
  • FREE information including a bi-monthly newsletter, lending library resources, and low cost training opportunities.
  • Opportunities to connect with others in the field, including peer learning community meetings and Facebook and Twitter posts.

Child Care DocumentServices Overview
Child Care DocumentWhat is CCR&R?

Kansas/Missouri Core Competencies-The first edition of the Core Competencies for Early Childhood and Youth Development Professionals in Kansas and Missouri combines the knowledge and skills outlined in previous versions of the Kansas & Missouri Core Competencies for Early Care and Education Professionals (2001) and Kansas & Missouri Core Competencies for Youth Development (2006). Core Competencies are the framework that defines standards for early childhood and youth development professionals and what you need to know to provide quality activities and interactions.

Child Care Document View Core Competencies
Child Care Document View Core Competencies in Spanish

Careers in Early Childhood Education: A Kansas Guide – A unique resource that highlights a variety of careers in the early childhood field that will assist individuals in planning their career path or finding detailed information about furthering their education.
Child Care Aware of Kansas Online Learning
Child Care Document2019 Career Guide

Professional Development

Child Care DocumentProfessional Development Training
Child Care DocumentOnline Learning

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