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  • The Afterschool Alliance is working to ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality afterschool programs.

  • An organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

  • Information from the Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning on the process of becoming a child care provider.

  • A list of online colleges for Early Childhood Education.

  • CSEFEL is a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and the Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country.

  • The CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Child Care Aware© is the nation's most respected hub of information for parents and child care providers.

  • Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning home page.

  • The Council administers the Child Development Associate® (CDA) National Credentialing Program.

  • The mission of Early Learning Indiana is to ensure the highest level of early care and education for children in Indiana.

  • IAN works to build a sustainable network of cross-sector partnerships at the state, regional, and local levels to advance public policy, increase funding and resources, and promote quality afterschool and summer learning programs throughout Indiana.

  • The state affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

  • Affordable Colleges Online's mission is to provide strategies and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. This site provides free community resources and tools span topics such as financial-aid and college savings strategies, affordability and scorecard rankings, and opportunities for Veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources.

  • The Indiana Youth Institute promotes the healthy development of Indiana children and youth by serving the people, institutions and communities that impact their well-being.

  • The mission of the National AfterSchool Association is to foster development, provide education, and encourage advocacy for the out-of-school-time community.

  • The National Association for Family Child Care is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting quality child care by strengthening the profession of family child care.

  • NAEYC's mission is to serve and act on behalf of the needs, rights and well-being of all young children with primary focus on the provision of educational and developmental services and resources.

  • The National Summer Learning Association works to connect and equip schools, providers, communities, and families to deliver high-quality summer learning opportunities to our nation’s youth to help close the achievement gap and support healthy development.

  • Prevent Child Abuse Indiana is dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect, and is committed to making Indiana a better, safer place for Indiana's most precious resources - our children.

  • Redleaf Press is a division of Think Small (formerly Resources for Child Caring), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of early childhood professionals.

  • Online trainings for child care providers.

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