Below is a collection of links that we recommend to our members. Please feel free to email us if you feel we may have missed any, or if you have any trouble with any of the links.
Great Links for Child Care Providers
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
The Children’s Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind® mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.
Families and Work Institute is a nonprofit center dedicated to providing research for living in today’s changing workplace, changing family and changing community.
Founded in 1926, The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children with nearly 80,000 members, a national network of more than 300 state and local Affiliates, and a growing global alliance of like-minded organizations.
The NJAEYC is a statewide association, the New Jersey affiliate of NAEYC, that represents teachers, directors, researchers, professors, volunteers, and others concerned with the well-being of children ages birth through eight. The New Jersey Association for the Education of Young Children is dedicated to advancing excellence in the field of early childhood education.
Stand for Children has more than a decade of experience working together with parents, communities and organizations as partners. Together, we elect state legislators and local officials who will be champions for education. The organization works to deliver policy victories at the state level and follow through to ensure new policies are effectively implemented in public school classrooms.
Stand for Children staff work state by state, community by community in order to make the biggest possible impact.
ZERO TO THREE is a national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.
Margie Carter and Deb Curtis founded HARVEST RESOURCES in 1994 as a partnership to inspire early care providers and educators to engage fully in their own learning. When teachers become thoughtful, competent decision makers, they take leadership to transform and advance the profession.
A renowned leader in Education, Human Development, and Marital & Family Therapy
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Sites you may like to recommend to families you work with
Provider Appreciation Day is a special day to recognize child care providers, teachers and other educators of young children everywhere. Started in 1996 by a group of volunteers in New Jersey, Provider Appreciation Day is appropriately celebrated each year on the Friday before Mother’s Day. The founding organizers saw the need to recognize the tireless efforts of providers who care for children of working parents. Momentum and support for this event has grown each year and recognition presently includes individuals and government organizations throughout the United States.