South Carolina Child Care Association (SCCCA)
The goal of South Carolina Child Care Association is to promote physical, emotional, social, and intellectual growth in child care programs in South Carolina; to encourage and cultivate cooperation between its members; to present to the general public and the governing authorities factual information concerning the operation of these facilities; to advocate for quality child care; and to provide member services and programs. The South Carolina Child Care Association is dedicated to the education and care of South Carolina's children. The South Carolina Child Care Association is a team of professionals who join together to promote licensed, privately-owned child care and early education opportunities for the children in South Carolina.
The Association actually emailed us to request their information to be on the CCR&R website.
South Carolina Early Childhood Association (SCECA)
The purpose of SCECA is to
work on behalf of young children and their families. In particular
SCECA will: 1) increase awareness of the needs of children birth
through eight by providing opportunities for better coordination among
parents, teachers, health workers, religious and social workers, and
others concerned with the childbirth through eight; 2) aid teachers by
promoting workshops and conferences; and 3) establish health and education
standards for nursery schools, kindergartens and other child care
South Carolina Afterschool Alliance (SCAA)
The mission of the
Afterschool Alliance is to raise awareness, help to increase
sustainability and promote the importance of quality after school
programs in South Carolina. Afterschool Alliance functions as an
intermediary to review existing statewide funding, policies, and to
link after school providers--large and small--to resources, technical
assistance and training opportunities.
South Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children (SCAEYC)
The purpose of the South
Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children shall be to
serve and act on behalf of the needs, rights, and well-being of all
young children, to encourage the study, interpretation, and improvement
of their education and general well-being, to cooperate with other
groups having compatible purposes, and to support and promote local
Greenville County Childcare Association (GCCA)
The Greenville County
Childcare Association is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to
publicly promote and encourage quality child care in Greenville
County. The GCCA provides for communication, coordination, training peer
support, and fellowship among area child care professionals in
Membership Benefits: 3 FREE training meetings (February, September, November), annual meetings to provide
a forum in which all members are encouraged to ask questions and share
ideas, and reduced fees at the Annual Child Care Conference.
South Carolina Family Child Care Networks (SCFCCN)
Family Child Care Networks is a variety of local
family child care organizations or groups who meeting at a regular
basis. The network brings together a group of providers for a specific
purpose usually having to do with support, quality improvement, and/or
training. All Family Child Care Providers are welcomed to join the
Family Child Care Network in their area.
For more information contact: Child Care Resource & Referral at 864-467-4800.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
The National Association for the Education of Young
Children is dedicated to improving the well-being of all young
children, with particular focus on the quality of educational and
developmental services for all children from birth through age 8.
NAEYC is committed to becoming an increasingly high performing and
National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)
NAFCC is a non-profit organization dedicated to
promoting quality child care by strengthening the profession of family
child care. The goals are: 1) to strengthen state and local
associations as the primary support system for individual family child
care providers; 2) to promote a professional accreditation program
which recognizers and encourages quality care for children; 3) to
represent family child care providers by advocating for their needs and
collaborating with other organizations; 4) to promote the diversity of
the family child care profession through training, state and local
associations, public education, and Board membership; and 5) to deliver
effective programs through strong organizational management.
National After School Association (NASA)
NASA partners with the Afterschool Alliance on issues
of public policy and advocacy to advance the issues affecting the
afterschool field. It provides the latest information on policy,
what it means for you, and what you can do about it.
National Black Child Development Institute, Inc (NBCDI)
NBCDI’s mission is to improve and protect the quality
of life of black children and families. Their vision is a society that
embraces the commitment to a successful future for every child.
National Head Start Association (NHSA)
The National Head Start Association is a private
not-for-profit membership organization dedicated exclusively to meeting
the needs of Head Start children and their families. It represents
more than 1 million children, 200,000 staff and 2,700 Head Start
programs in the United States. The Association provides support for
the entire Head Start community by advocating for policies that
strengthen services to Head Start children and their families; by
providing extensive training and professional development to Head Start
staff; and by developing and disseminating research, information, and
resources that enrich Head Start program delivery.
Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA)
The Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA) is
committed to improving the quality of care and education for young
children and their families through advocacy and professional
development. This is a tool to share ideas in local, state, and
regional meetings, in professional development institutes, and through
the associations publications and resources.
National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA)
NACCRRA, the National Association of Child Care
Resource & Referral Agencies, is our nation’s leading voice for
child care. They work with more than 800 state and local Child Care
Resource and Referral agencies nationwide. These agencies help ensure
that families have access to high-quality, affordable child care. In
addition, they lead projects that increase the quality and availability
of child care professionals, undertake research, and advocate child
care policies that positively impact the lives of children and families.
National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)
The NABE is the only professional organization at the
national level wholly devoted to representing both English language
learners and bilingual education professionals. Along with affiliate
organizations in 23 states, they represent a combined membership of
more than 20,000 bilingual and English-as-a-second-language teachers,
administrators, paraprofessionals, university professors and students,
researchers, advocates, policymakers, and parents.
National Child Care Association (NCCA)
The mission of the National Child Care Association is
to promote the growth and safeguard the interest of quality childhood
care and education focusing on licensed, private providers of these
services. NCCA is a professional trade association focused exclusively
on the needs of licensed, private childhood care and education programs.