For Child Care Providers

Resources for those taking care of young children.

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) – Once licensed family child care providers join, they submit claims each month showing they provided nutritious food to the children. They are then reimbursed using a formula. –

Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance –

Connecticut Office of Early Childhood –

State Department of Education –

Connecticut Early Childhood Education Cabinet –

Early Care and Education Consortium – The Voice for Child Care Providers –

Early Childhood Teaching, Development and Learning from Head Start.  Includes 15 minute training videos. –

Early Educator Central – Training for infant-toddler educators –

National Association for Family Child Care –

National Association for the Education of Young Children –

National Program for Playground Safety –

National Network for Childcare –

National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education –

Nature Explore, a collaborative program of the Arbor Day Foundation and Dimensions Educational Research Foundation –

Best College’s list of best online bachelor’s in early childhood education programs –