Child Care
The South Dakota Pathways to Professional Development program is a statewide initiative promoting the recognition of individuals who work in child care, preschool, Head Start, school-age and other programs who serve the needs of children and families.

Program Philosophy:  The quality of care and education children receive depends on the knowledge and skills of the individuals who care for and educate them.

Program Goal:  To provide professional support and public recognition of individuals who actively pursue continuing education and demonstrate commitment to working with children and families.

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