Ideas & Solutions

A blog from Child Care Aware of Kansas

With articles by leaders and experts in the field — as well as our experienced staff — the blog offers the latest research, innovative ideas, and proven solutions related to early care and education in Kansas.

Plus, we’ve got practical tips for parents and providers about how to offer young children the best possible start in life.

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How to Find Quality Child Care. Group of kids playing with child care provider
Finding Child Care
Child Care Aware of Kansas

How to Find Quality Care for Your Child

By asking meaningful questions and paying attention to details during interviews with child care providers, you can decide if the program is a good fit for your family.

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Quality Child Care in Kansas
Quality Care & Education
Kim McGinn

Providing Quality Child Care in Kansas

Quality child care prepares children ready to flourish in school and in everyday life. Research has proven that high-quality child care leads to tremendous school success.

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expanding access to child care
Jennifer Burgardt

Change is Possible

Small incremental changes on the local level are paving the way for larger shifts, and those advances are starting to add up across the state.

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Grants for Communities
Policy & Funding
Child Care Aware of Kansas

Grants for Communities Working on Child Care

Two grants are available to Kansas communities working to expand access to affordable, high-quality child care. The grants are based on the needs of your community and your level of readiness.

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