Early Childhood Resources & Organizations

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Association for Early Childhood Education 

Our student organization, the Butler Community College Association for Early Childhood Education (BCCAECE), is a great opportunity to network with area childcare professionals. Monthly meetings are held at local early childhood facilities and include professional speakers and tours. Learn more on our Facebook page.

Child Care Aware of Kansas

Child Care Aware of Kansas serves as a network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (R&R) serving all 105 counties in Kansas. The local R&R for Butler County is Child Start based out of Wichita.

National Association for the Education of Young Children 

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the world's largest organization working on behalf of young children. With nearly 80,000 members, a national network of more than 300 state and local affiliate, and a global network of like-minded organizations, NAEYC is the leading membership association for those working with and on behalf of children from birth through age 8. 

Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities

Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities, Inc. (KCCTO) is a state-wide training office dedicated to providing quality, accessible, professional development opportunities to family child care providers, child care center staff, and other early education professionals throughout Kansas. 

Kansas Association for the Education of Young Children 

The Kansas Association for the Education of Young Children (KAEYC) is the state affiliate for the NAEYC. It is the leading, statewide, professional organization in the Early Childhood field.