Ensuring access to affordable, high-quality child care

Leading early learning projects for child care providers

Delivering training for child care providers

Advocating for positive changes that impact the lives of children

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Looking for child care? Your search begins here. Child Care Aware of Kansas can provide you with a customized list of child care providers in your area. Call 877-678-2548 or SEARCH ONLINE NOW.

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Regional CCR&R agencies support providers through training events on diverse topics such as interacting with children, child growth and development, and sound business practices.

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Child Care Aware® of Kansas offers many training courses and classes for child care providers across the state. Access the online calendar HERE.
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Think Big! Start Small Online Toolkit

Today, Kansas Action for Children launched a toolkit designed to improve the health of young children across state. The “Think Big! Start Small.” toolkit is part of efforts to improve food and beverage environments experienced by young Kansans. Visit http://kac.org/media/media/online-toolkit-encourages-kansans-to-help-children-learn-healthy-habits-for-life/ or http://thinkbigstartsmallks.com/#/ for more information and to get involved with this great... read more

Summer 2015 Kansas Child

The Summer 2015 edition of Kansas Child is available NOW! Call 1-877-750-3343 to receive your copy and to get great information about topics such as the “word gap” that children have, advocacy tips, the importance of eating healthy and how to build healthy life habits. Read articles written by esteemed individuals from The Kansas Leadership Center, Kansas Action for Children, Alliance for Childhood Education and... read more

2015 Workforce Study

Child Care Aware® of Kansas has completed Who Cares for Kansas Children: A Workforce Study in the past to document the early care and education field. Previous studies conducted took a comprehensive look at the educational level, wages, benefits, job satisfaction, and job stressors of those caring for and educating Kansas children. Due to the continuing growth of the number of children in the early education programs, the need for current data about child care professionals continues to grow. A new workforce survey is underway as a follow-up to previous surveys, it will let us see how the profession has progressed over the past five years. Be on the lookout for the 2015 Workforce Study coming later this... read more