Accepting Applications for Quality Cruise Show Homes

Quality Cruises takes participants on a Party Bus to visit three local, licensed child care facilities.  We are seeking new facilities for this next cruise and are accepting applications.  You will receive free admission to the party bus and two KDHE approved in-service hours.  Show Homes & Centers must be willing to allow around 25 […]

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You are invited!!

The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual, nationwide celebration to spotlight early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and communities.  This year it is celebrated April 8-12.  Each day has a theme and Tuesday, April 9 is Tasty Tuesday! Join us and other local parents, children, teachers, early education professionals as well as special […]

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Get Your Camp GWC Shirt

Don’t Miss Out! Get your very own Camp GWC shirt! This year’s style is a fun short sleeve that you can wear anytime! Pre-orders due by March 3rd. After that, limited sizes available. Learn more and order here

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Scholarships for Camp GWC & Trainings

Are you wanting to attend Camp GWC but it is over your budget? Is the cost of training getting difficult to manage? KCCTO has scholarships available for professional development and they are approved to use on Camp GWC and all of our trainings! For Camp GWC, those that receive the scholarships can get reimbursed or […]

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The head start program is helping young children achieve lifelong success

New – Apply for Head Start & Early Head Start online!

We are pleased to announce that you can now apply for Head Start and Early Head Start online.  The process is simple and takes only a few minutes.  To learn more about these programs click here.  To begin your application, click the button below!  

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Polar Express Literacy Event

November 17, 2018 – November 17, 2018 549 South Rock Road Map and Directions | Register Description: The Polar Express Literacy Event is a magical setting around The Polar Express Story. A winter carnival awaits your delight after being treated to a delectable dinner filled with your favorite breakfast items paired with a hot chocolate […]

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Call for Presenters for Camp GWC

Our annual conference Growing With Children has a new name…  Camp GWC!  (Mark your calendars for April 6, 2019) Child Start is searching for exceptional presenters to explore best practices and cutting-edge issues that influence young children.  Topics are varied and can include curriculum usage and development, social or emotional development, healthy eating or play, […]

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KickStart Training Program

Earn your initial training faster than ever before! Starting in October 2018!  Now you can get all of your initial training in just two Saturdays (in addition to CPR)!  This means you can earn all of your licensing required training within 30 days!  Lunch is included for those that attend the entire KickStart Day! Cost for […]

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NEW! – Save Money by Registering for Training in Advance!

Save Money by Registering for Training in Advance! Beginning January 1, register and pay before the class and save the $3.00 at-the-door fee!  You can pay on the phone or online.  Those that walk-in without a paid reservation will be charged the $3.00 as part of their registration fee. For the past five years, we […]

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Mini Learning Experiences

Journey on the Go Presentations are an opportunity for a Child Start CCR&R Specialist to come to your facility or home and interact with the children. Each month topics change, and Professional Members receive four free a year!

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