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The Child Care Section meets online from 12:00 – 1:00 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of odd-numbered months (Jan, March, May, July, Sept., Nov.).

To join, simply register for the reoccurring meetings and download the meetings to your calendar. You will receive meeting agendas, reminders, and notes which include access to the meeting recordings.

Section Partners

Child Care Aware® of Kansas

Child Care Aware® of Kansas strives to ensure that families have access to affordable, high-quality child care.  We lead projects, support trainings, and advocate for positive changes that impact the lives of children and families.

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Christ the King Early Childhood Education


Envision Child Development Center

Envision is a Wichita, Kansas-based not-for-profit organization with locations in 11 states. Since 1933, Envision has provided employment, programs and services for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, ages birth through adult. The Envision Child Development Center is the Kansas region’s only visually integrated preschool where children who are blind, visually impaired or typically-sighted learn from each other in a highly engaging and supportive educational environment.


Kansas Association for the Education of Young Children (KSAEYC)


Kansas Department for Children and Families

The Department for Children and Families (DCF) manages and administers the delivery of human services to the people of Kansas.  DCF’s mission is to protect children, promote healthy families and encourage personal responsibility.


Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities, Inc.

Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities, Inc. (KCCTO) believes that every child deserves exceptional care. And that every child care provider in our state should have the resources to make that possible. KCCTO hosts the KBC’s breastfeeding course for child care providers “How to Support the Breastfeeding Mother & Family” each month. Registration is FREE and information can be found here: https://kccto.org/register/online-course-registration

Kansas Department of Education

The Kansas Department of Education administers the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).  This is a federal program that provides reimbursement for healthful meals and snacks served to children enrolled in participating child care centers.


Kansas Head Start Association (KHSA)

KHSA mission is to raise the advocacy voice of Head Start parents, programs and partners through professional development, collaboration and innovative leadership.


The Wichita State University Child Development Center

The Wichita State University Child Development Center is dedicated to serving the needs of young children by providing a high-quality, culturally diverse early childhood program within a safe, nurturing environment. The Child Development Center will encourage the physical, social, emotional, creative and cognitive development of each child through the use of Developmentally Appropriate Practice.