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About the Early Care and Education Consortium

The Early Care and Education Consortium is a non-profit alliance of America's leading providers of quality early learning programs. Consortium members operate more than 8,200 licensed centers in every state, caring for and educating over one million children every day across the country. The Early Care and Education Consortium is an advocacy voice for child care providers as policies for child care and early learning develop and change across the country.

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ECEC Member Teachstone Training Upcoming Webinar!

March 19, 2015

What is Data-Driven Professional Development and Why Does It Work? Data, data, data. It’s all the rage these days. You have tons of excel files, and you recently learned how to make a pivot table (!!!), but how do you …

New Members!

March 19, 2015

ECEC is proud to announce that we have gained two new members; The North Carolina Licensed Child Care Association and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt! We are so pleased they have joined our team and we are excited about the unique points …

ECEC is hiring!

March 6, 2015

ECEC is currently recruiting for the position of State Policy Senior Associate! Read more about the position and how to apply here. 

Newly Updated QRIS State Map and Contact Information (QRIS National Learning Network)

February 27, 2015

The QRIS National Learning Network recently updated its QRIS State Map and Contact Information, which provides information on states’ Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS), including status, program name, website, implementing agency, primary contact and alternate contact. See it here.