Technical Assistance is a collaborative, relationship-based model of assistance and support designed to:
  • Identify, select, or design evidence-based solutions to address problems, needs or goals,
  • Adopt or adapt knowledge to practice, and
  • Effectively implement solutions customized to meet the needs of clients.
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The Kentucky Partnership for Early Childhood Services offers technical assistance to early care and education providers on the following topics.

Licensing/Certification Application

Getting Started in Child Care – Provide support and guidance to potential providers who are completing the initial licensure/certification process

Licensing/Certification Renewal

Assure timely completion of the renewal process for all licensed centers and certified homes.


Providers participating in the STARS for KIDS NOW...


Coordinating the provision of scheduled training sessions based upon training needs assessment.

Professional Learning Profile

Assist child care directors in accessing information in ECE-TRIS, the Cabinet designated data system.

Professional Development Plans

Helping to understand the requirement to have a Professional Development plan on file for all staff.

Recruiting Trainers

Recruiting new early care and education trainers and provide TA throughout the initial and renewal credential application processes.

Targeted TA

Intense targeted technical assistance to centers that are placed under Intermediate Sanction.

Child Care Regulations

Provide coaching and technical assistance to providers to assure compliance with all child care regulations.


The Kentucky Partnership for Early Childhood Services employs regionally-based coaches to provide technical assistance across four major areas.


Technical assistance related to maintaining and achieving a rating in STARS, Quality Rating and Improvement System.

Health & Safety

Technical assistance related to child care licensing standards and establishing and maintaining licensing and certification for providers.

Professional Development

Technical assistance related to professional development to existing and potential early care and education scholars.


Technical assistance to current and recruitment of potential early care and education trainers to ensure that training needs are met in the region.

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