Specialty programs allow us to make quality child care happen with targeted efforts in supporting programs. Choose which one is right for your program and apply today.
Infant Toddler Program
The Infant Toddler Program offers free training, one-on-one consultations, program assessments, and classroom stipends to participating child care centers to improve the quality of care in their infant and toddler classrooms. Participation requires a one year commitment.
RISE Assistance to Accreditation
RISE (Reaching Improvement through Self-Evaluation) offers free training, one-on-one consultations, program assessments, and classroom stipends to child care programs interested in working towards reaching national accreditation standards and improving the quality of early care they offer at their child care center. Participation requires a 2 to 4 year commitment depending on the center’s goal for quality improvement.
The RISE Program for 2019-2020 is currently full.
Applications are currently being accepted for our 2020-2021 program. Please click the link below for the application , or for more info call 205-945-0018 Ext 330.
Early Learning Resource Library & Van
The Early Learning Resource Library and Van offers an array of resources and services for early care educators that include children’s books, thematic unit boxes, musical CD’s and tapes, teacher resource books, video’s, puppet story book kits, research on early childhood topics, die-cuts, and laminating for classrooms.
Early Learning Resource Library Hours
Monday through Thursday
8:30am to 4:00pm