What's New

Attention Families & Child Care Providers… In partnership with the Douglas County Block Grant and the Lawrence Public Library, we are hosting a BLOCKFEST interactive exhibit event on September 6 in Lawrence! This event is for families with children ages birth to 8 years old. There are four sessions available throughout the day! Click here to view the flyer with all of the details!

Attention Child Care Providers & Early Childhood Educators!!! The 2014 Capital City Learn & Share workshop is coming up in Topeka on September 27, 2014! Be sure to reserve your seat today for this fantastic professional development event! This year's keynote speaker is Vanessa Levin. Anne Meeker, Ph.D., and Jeri Eckhart will also be speaking during the breakout sessions. Click here for more information about this event!

Attention New & Existing Child Care Providers Operating in Shawnee County Kansas... The Fall session of the Child Care Business Builders Series is gearing up to start this September. This professional development series is an amazing opportunity for Shawnee County child care providers to expand their knowledge of how to improve their new or existing program. Click here for more information. 

Attention Child Care Providers… Have you ever had an idea and wanted to be able to talk it through with a peer? Are you currently facing a leadership challenge in your career? The Center for Early Childhood Leadership and Professional Development Mentor Program is here to help!

Click here to complete a short survey to see if having a mentor might be a good fit for you. Once you submit the completed survey and are accepted into the program, you will be given the names and credentials of early childhood professionals from eastern Kansas who have made the commitment to share their time and talents with other providers. You will be able to choose a mentor you think will be most helpful to you. If you have questions or would like more information, contact Michelle at 785-440-4524 or michelle@east.ks.childcareaware.org. Space is limited.                         

This initiative is funded through a grant from the Kansas Health Foundation.

Attention parents... Child Care Aware® of Eastern Kansas is now offering a Parenting Tip of the Month. Click here to view this month's tip! If you would like to receive the "Parenting Tip of the Month" by email, click here to submit your email address and information.

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