For Childcare Providers
As a childcare provider, you play a huge role in the lives of developing children. Providing quality care is crucial for children’s healthy development and eventual school readiness.
What We Do
We offer classroom materials, weekly, on-site professional development, free certified DSS trainings, and other support to help your childcare program succeed. View our resource library for information and topics specific to childcare providers.
Our ExCEL program offers Richland County childcare providers DSS certified trainings, weekly classroom technical assistance, and classroom materials.
Resources from Our Partners
SC Child Care, the online home of The SC DSS Division of Early Care and Education, is your one stop for questions about licensing, ABC Quality, Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and more.
Richland Library offers a hub of information and resources to help support educators as well as students and families in their new learning environments.
South Carolina First Steps partners with private, nonprofit, and faith-based preschools to provide high-quality four-year-old kindergarten programs that prepare South Carolina's children for success in kindergarten and beyond.