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Learn the Signs. Act Early.

Center's for Disease Control’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” improves early identification of children with developmental delays and disabilities by promoting parent-engaged developmental monitoring and facilitating early action on concerns.

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Child Care Aware of Kentucky

Providing supports that help increase knowledge of and demand for high quality early care and education services. CCA maintains a Tips & Tools page with resources for child care providers. Learn more.

Online Learning

Training available to early care and education practitioners on how to train other adults, providing quality care to young children, and the administration of continuous assessment tools. Click here to see all early childhood training courses.

Partnership Spotlight

Kentucky ECE Workforce Study

Thanks to all of you who have participated in the Early Childhood Workforce Survey 2019.  If you are employed as a teacher or director in a licensed center or a certified family child care home in Kentucky and have not yet filled yours out, there is still time.  Go here https://www.kentuckypartnership.org/survey to find your survey.  Please complete by April 12, 2019 to enter a drawing to receive one of five $100 gift cards.


2019 Trainers Institute

Online registration for the 2019 Trainers Institute will open February 2019. Register at www.kentuckypartnership.org/trainersinstitute.

All sessions meet the renewal requirement for how to train other adult hours.

Learn the Signs. Act Early.

Milestones matter! CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” program encourages parents and providers to learn the signs of healthy development, monitor every child’s early development, and take action when there is a concern. The program offers free checklists, children’s books, an app and other tools to make developmental monitoring practical and easy.


The Early Childhood Orientation OnLine is an online option for the 6-hour orientation for new early care and education staff.

The Partnership for Early Childhood Services

supports high quality services for children and families through the active engagement of early care and education providers in lifelong learning, and continuous quality improvement advanced by collaborative research.

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