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Building Bright Futures... Research clearly shows that early learning experiences, including high-quality child care, help children learn skills that lay the foundation for success throughout their lives. What happens in the first few years of a child's life significantly impacts their readiness and success in school. Child Care Aware® of Eastern Kansas offers programs and services that help to improve the quality of child care for working families. With your support, we can help build bright futures for Kansas children by investing in programs and services that support early learning. Please consider supporting the needs of young children in our community and their families by clicking here to make an online donation.
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Attention parents... Child Care Aware® of Eastern Kansas is now offering a Parenting Tip of the Month. Click here to view this month's tip! To receive the "Parenting Tip of the Month" by email, click here.

Turn your love for children into a rewarding career! The need for more safe, licensed child care programs is great. Click here to learn more about starting a child care business or email info@east.ks.childcareaware.org.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is hosting a hearing in order to receive feedback on proposed regulations affecting child care providers. The KDHE, Bureau of Family Health is considering adoption of proposed amended child care regulations K.A.R. 28-4-114a, 28-4-118, 28-4-428 and 28-4-428a. These proposed amended regulations pertain to licensed day care homes, group day care homes, preschools and child care centers. They were developed cooperatively with the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) to implement federal requirements pertaining to the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). Click here to see a copy of the Notice of Hearing and to find out more information about KDHE's public hearing to be held on December 20, 2016.

Thank you to Ms. Di's preschool class at Topeka's Christ the King Early Education Center for such a great tribute to our agency's Resource Lending Library! The lyrics to this talented group's song are below. Again, THANK YOU!!!
We love our totes from Child Care Aware®.
They teach us many things.
Math, science, reading, too!
Math, science, reading, too!
Math, science, reading, too!
They teach us many things.
Thank you Child Care Aware®!

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