Child Care

Education and Training

Early Childhood Enrichment Objectives

The following are objectives for Early Childhood Enrichment:

  • Establish a statewide system of early childhood training which is adaptable to rural settings.
  • Increase mentorship and networking opportunities for child care providers.
  • Facilitate a professionally recognized early childhood system.
  • Develop a "Trainers Bureau" of early childhood trainers and educators.
  • Implement Child Development Associate training at post-secondary sites across the state.
  • Coordinate WestEd Infant Toddler training at each regional site.
  • Provide a regional "hub" for issues surrounding early care and education.
  • Assist tribal child care programs with early childhood education initiatives and opportunities.