For Providers

Child Start’s CCR&R Department, also known as Child Care Aware® Region 2, Provides many services to help child care professionals succeed at their business.  Check-out all we do by following the links!

Improve the quality of your child care business

Professional Development

CCR&R provides in-service training and professional development for early childhood professionals.  You can find information about our regular training listings, on-site trainings, online trainings,  higher education, special events, core competencies, CDA, and the Director’s Credential in this section.

Quality Initiatives

Join a quality project and receive a year’s worth of special support and assistance for free!  Many have stipends or grants attached.   Projects change year to year so visit this section for the latest opportunities!

News & Advocacy

Stay informed!  You will find the most recent newsletter and announcements on the News page.  Learn how to make a impact on children and the early childhood field through the Advocacy page!

Support the unique needs of your business


Save Money, Save Time with a Professional Membership!  Members save money on trainings and more.  Visit this section to learn more!

Referral & Marketing

The Referral Service helps spread the word and keeps your vacancies filled.  This free service works best with frequent updating.  Learn more in this section.

Coaching & Technical Assistance

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.  Visit this section to learn more about this free service.

Journey On The Go

Journey On The Go is a fun experience for the children in your care and a learning opportunity for yourself or your teachers.  Visit this section to learn more!

Laminating, Accu-cut & Binding

Keep previous creations safe, create new experiences and keep your business organized.  Learn more in this section!

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