: Early Education and Child Care Professionals
Early Education and Child Care Professionals
A majority of young children participate in early education and child care programs. The term, "early education and child care" is used on this site because it emphasizes that education occurs in all settings. High-quality programs focus on improving children’s health and promoting development and learning. As early education and child care providers, you play a key role in ensuring that your child care programs are of high quality and offer safe, healthy, and nurturing environments for young children.