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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Purchase Your 2018 Membership!

Child Start’s 2018 Professional Membership 2018 Memberships have launched and are available to purchase on our website!  We are excited that we have been able to keep all of our wonderful benefits for this new year without needing to raise prices.  All members still have access to the following benefits: FREE Journey On the Go […]

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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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Journey On The Go Presentations

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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New Way To Update Your Child Care Business Profile

New, easier to use referral system allows you to access and edit your profile 24/7 so you can market your child care program to new families looking for child care. Personalize it with photos you choose and with custom text to make your program shine!

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Professional Development

Child Start offers ongoing, in-person training opportunities for child care professionals.   All trainings are approved for licensing hours through KDHE and/or Child Care Aware of Kansas.  You can view the current listing of trainings by clicking here or on the calendar to the right. Current Rates All trainings, unless otherwise specified, have a cost of $10 […]

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Having a child start membership gives you access to classes throughout the year at a discount

Child Start Workroom

Child Start offers the following services to help keep precious creations safe, create new experiences and to keep your business organized: Laminating Keep artwork safe! Lamination costs $0.35 per foot. Accu-cutting Punch shapes out of paper, thin plastics, and more! Craft ideas available from AccuCut. Accu-cut costs $0.05 per piece. Binding Make contract books, organize […]

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Education is an important part of a child's development

Technical Assistance & Coaching

As a child care professional, you may run into a situation that is difficult to resolve. Child Start’s CCR&R Program Specialists are ready to help you tackle these situations and answer questions to help you provide a high quality learning environment for any age. One on one help from a Specialist Child Care Resource & […]

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advertising and promoting your child care services helps you and the community

Market Your Business

Use the referral service to spread the word and keep your vacancies filled. Advertise where parents look and keep your vacancies updated.

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Caring for young children from many different backgrounds across Kansas

Quality Initiatives

At Child Start we support local and national quality programs that strengthen families, child care professionals, and the welfare of young children.

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