The Division of Child Care partners with five Early Childhood Enrichment (ECE) programs across the state to deliver a variety of services focused on parents, child care and afterschool providers. The ECE offices are located in Aberdeen, Brookings, Pierre, Rapid City and Sioux Falls. The ECE statewide training system was established to meet the growing demand for early childhood and school-age training and to help recruit and retain quality child care providers across South Dakota.
South Dakota’s ECE programs offer a systematic approach to providing early childhood and school-age education services and technical assistance. Services are available to all child care and afterschool providers, parents and others involved in the day to day care of children and youth.
The five Early Childhood Enrichment (ECE) program sites provide the following services:
Training and Education Information: