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Welcome to Child Care Connections!
Child Care Connections supports child care providers who share a passion for the early childhood field.
Routines…We all need them!
Joy Dralle and Sherri Pavelec, Region 2 Child Care Consultants
Children need and thrive with routines. Routines give them a sense of security and help them develop self-discipline.
Brain Building in Early Childhood
Shari Marr, Region 2 PITC Trainer
Brain development is one of the most important features of early childhood. Brain building is at the heart of what we do as caregivers, parents and adults who interact with children.
Small Steps to Help a Child
Lora Patton, Region 4 Director
What happens when that adult doesn’t have the coping mechanisms in place to deal with all of the stress? At times, it can lead to some form of abuse. There may be no intent in the actions, but at the same time, the spirit of a child can be broken.
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2023 Iowa Child Care Workforce Study
Workforce study on child care is complete.
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