Corner Counties Early Childhood Area (CCECA)
OUR VISION: "Every child, beginning at birth, will be healthy and successful."
OUR MISSION: The Corner Counties Early Childhood Area Board will collaborate with community resources to nurture children so they will grow safe, healthy, socially well adjusted, and ready to learn.
OUR PHILOSOPHY: "Hand in hand we can make a difference."
To encourage educational opportunities and outreach in areas of: health status of children that may include but are not limited to: nutritional education; lead, oral, and vision screenings; and healthy mental and emotional development.
To encourage professional development and attainment of quality program certifications: QRS, QPPS, and ECERS.
To encourage access for every child, to a high quality preschool environment through preschool tuition grants and collaboration with all other providers of preschool programs within the eight school districts.
To encourage family support programs to provide evidence based - best practice methodology for their families.
To encourage and support the family support programs to reach their goal of accreditation with either the state credentialing or national accreditation program.
To encourage child care providers to become registered or licensed with the State.
To encourage child care providers to enroll in the QRS and strive to progress and/or maintain the highest level possible.
To educate the community concerning what a high quality child care provider and/or preschool program entails.
» Healthy children
» Children Ready to succeed in school
» Safe and supportive communities
» Secure and nurturing environments
» Secure and nurturing families
» Health status of children
» High quality preschool environments with capacity to serve all preschool age children within the local empowerment area
» High quality family support and parent education opportunities
» High quality child care environments with adequate capacity
» # of children age 9-35 months receiving lead screenings
» # of preschool slots
» # of children entering kindergarten with preschool experience
» # of preschools with a Level 3, 4, or 5 QRS rating
» # of confirmed abused children age 0-5
» # of child care providers (centers and homes) with a Level 3, 4, or 5 QRS rating
» # of credentialed family support/parent education programs
» # of registered and licensed child care slots
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Click for links to Corner Counties Early Childhood Area Annual Reports.
By-laws of Corner Counties Early Childhood Area. Amended July 10. 2019
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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Click for a list of Corner Counties Early Childhood Area Providers.