Child Care Aware® of Eastern Kansas provides a vital link between licensed child care programs and families needing child care. We supply parents with information about choosing high-quality child care programs and referrals to child care providers who match the criteria they supply. Child care providers who list their child care programs with our agency are contacted on a regular basis to update vacancy information, assuring that referral lists are accurate for families.
Attention NEW Family Child Care Providers... Child Care Aware® of Eastern Kansas is offering a new program for family child care providers who are served by our agency. If you are in the process of applying for your license or have received your license in the past 6 months, our SUCCESSFUL START program is for you! Click here to learn more. Click here and submit the completed form to be contacted by our agency about the new SUCCESSFUL START program.
We could use your input! Child Care Aware® of Kansas and Child Care Aware® of Eastern Kansas have combined our annual surveys in order to simplify the process for child care providers. As an early childhood educator, your feedback will help guide services available in the early childhood field. This survey will take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete. We would like the staff at your facility to complete a survey: Directors, Assistant Directors, Program Directors, Teachers, Teacher Aids, Family Child Care Owners, etc. Thank you for your time and feedback! Click here to begin your survey.
Child Care Aware® of Eastern Kansas has…
Classes & Coursework to meet licensing requirements and beyond. We offer classes online and in person for your convenience. You can also find information about first aid and CPR trainings, credentials, higher education opportunities and more.
Business Resources to help you connect with families needing child care, provide information surrounding starting a child care business, tips on marketing your child care business, and other information specific to the child care and early education industry.
Curriculum Resources to help with planning activities. Services include the opportunity to participate in a variety of quality improvement programs, access to our lending libraries, consultation/coaching, helpful blog posts, and child development and school readiness information.
Employment Resources for those seeking work in the early education field and for licensed child care programs needing to post employment opportunities.
Do you currently receive the Child Care Aware® News, a newsletter specifically for child care providers in Kansas? This publication contains current state-wide and agency news for child care providers, helpful articles, a calendar of classes throughout the state, and much more. Be sure to click here and select “Child Care Topics” to sign up for the newsletter or read it now by clicking here.