Tools and Resources for Child Care

Choosing Child Care

Additional Programs for Families

Screening and Early Intervention

Child Development and Additional Resources

Support and Accreditation Networks

In addition to licensing, registration, and regulation requirements, child care providers have support and accreditation networks that they may choose to participate with.

Child care center programs may choose to obtain accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) or use local resources through the Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children (IowaAEYC). 

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Family child care providers may choose to obtain accreditation or membership with the National Association for Family Child Care or use local resources through the Iowa affiliate.

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