Give kids the experiences they need most to connect and learn?
Work with a friendly, knowledgeable coach who offers information, suggestions and support?
Network with other child care professionals to share resources, best practices and build skills?
Home and center-based early child care providers and preschools in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison and Orange Counties.
Community members who want to start a high-quality child care program.
Growing Minds offers ALL early childhood providers opportunities for professional growth.
We take theory and jargon and break it down into strategies that really work.
We provide individual consultation, group trainings, skill coaching, and quality improvement planning based on the latest industry research.
Most of our services are provided free of charge to participants.
We partner with you to start or enhance your child care program.
A child care educator works with you individually to assess your needs.
You become part of a learning community that understands child care is much more than baby-sitting.
By participating in quality improvement, you become eligible for various incentive programs.