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  • Who can participate:
  • What to expect:
  • How it works:
    • 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.


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