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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.

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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.

Kentucky All STARS Pilot

The Kentucky All STARS Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System (TQRIS) pilot was initiated in July 2015 and completed in December 2015. This summary provides information on the design, participants and major findings from the pilot.

Child Care Market Rate Study

From 2005-2017, there has been a steady increase across the state for full-time care in Licensed Type I facilities.

ECOOL

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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