Child Care Licensing and Careers

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Careers in Child Care

Find information on careers in childcare including family child care, large family child care, center staff and child care job openings.

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Educator Credentialing

Get an Early Learning Certificate to work with children from birth through second grade in a licensed childcare center or get a School-Age Certificate to work with children from kindergarten through sixth grade in a school-age center. Resources include training information and requirements for age, education and experience.

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Provider Resources

Find child care licensing information for providers such as regulations, upcoming training, administrative resources, grants and funding.

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Regulations and Exemptions

Find information on child care regulations and exemptions.

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Start a Child Care Business

Find information on opening a child care business including training, licensing processes, regulations and additional resources available.

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FAQs for Educators

Learn more about child care licensing and careers frequently asked questions.

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