Focus is on the development of early childhood minds. They are dedicated to continually improving their programs and products based on current research and input from early childhood classroom educators and caregivers.
partnerships, associations, and alliances
associations and alliances
The National Association for Family Child Care - NAFCC
Is the only professional association dedicated specifically to promoting high-quality early childhood experiences in the unique environment of family child care programs. NAFCC works on behalf of the one million family child care providers operating nationwide.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children - NAEYC
Is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research.
The National Head Start Association - NHSA
Is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life. NHSA is the voice for more than 1 million children, 200,000 staff and 1,600 Head Start grantees in the United States.
The Association of Children’s Museums - ACM
Is the world's foremost professional member service organization for the children’s museum field. With more than 400 members in 48 states and 20 countries, they leverage the collective knowledge of children's museums through convening, sharing, and dissemination.
The American Montessori Society - AMS
Is the foremost advocate for quality Montessori education, an innovative, child-centered approach to learning. AMS sets the high professional standards that inform Montessori education as practiced in AMS-accredited schools and taught in AMS-affiliated teacher education programs.
National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance - NCPA
Is a leading national government purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states.