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 –


We have started compiling a list of organizations that will come to your site to do programs rather than taking field trips. Check out the Dropbox folder with an editable list (that we invite you to add to) and flyers. Once you click on the spreadsheet, note that you need to click on the ‘Open’ button in the upper right corner to pick which spreadsheet software you want to use for editing.