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Join us in celebrating the Week of the Young Child™!!! The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The purpose is to focus attention on the needs of young children and their families, and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs. The 2015 Week of the Young Child is April 12 through 18.

Join us this spring for the 2015 Designers' Showhouse!!! The Showhouse opens for public tours April 25 through May 17, 2015. Click here for a list of ticket outlet locations where you can purchase your Showhouse tickets in advance at a reduced rate! Visit the Designers' Showhouse section of our website for more information about this fantastic fundraiser that benefits children by supporting high-quality child care options for families!

Sign up to volunteer at the 2015 Designers' Showhouse! We are currently seeking volunteer docents that will help share information about design spaces. Choose the days and times that work best with your schedule! Most shifts are only two to three hours long. We ask each volunteer to please sign up for at least two shifts over the three-week period. If you would like to volunteer at the 2015 Designers' Showhouse, please click here to sign up online!

Attention  child care providers... Are you committed to the field of early childhood? Are you looking for ways to build your own leadership or share your experiences with other providers? Please join us on April 22, 2015, for a free afternoon focused on growing leadership in early childhood. Click here for more information about the "Leadership Summit 2015!" To register for the event, click here to complete the online registration form. Registration closes at 4 p.m. on April 21, 2015.

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! If you would like to receive the "Parenting Tip of the Month" by email, click here to submit your email address and information.

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