Our team of child development experts provides free or low-cost training, technical assistance, and resources for child care providers to deliver quality care. We can support you with a broad range of training and professional development opportunities that include credentialing, mentoring, and nutrition education.

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Connect with Virginia Quality to access child care resources

Virginia Quality

Virginia Quality is a voluntary “grading” method used to help you define, measure, and improve the quality of your child care and preschool programs. We’re here to help you every step of the pathway to quality!

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Child Development Associate (CDA) Training

The Child Development Associate (CDA) is the simplest, quickest way to further your career in early childhood education! We can help prepare you for your test and observation.

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Child Care Aware

Child Care Aware of Virginia is a hub of information for parents and child care providers. Child Care Aware supports providers with resources needed to grow your businesses and connect parents to quality child care.

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Connect with Voluntary Registration at ChildSavers

Voluntary Registration

Voluntary Registration is a form of regulation offered to family day homes that are not required by law to be licensed. It is available to child care providers who care for four or fewer children in their homes.

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The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Reimburses child care providers for healthy meals served.

Child Nutrition Program

The Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) is a federal government program that gives cash reimbursement to child care providers for the nutritious meals and snacks they serve to the children in their care.

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The Virginia Infant Toddler Specialist Network connects child care providers to resources and training.

Virginia Infant and Toddler Specialist Network (VAITSN)

The Virginia Infant and Toddler Specialist Network (VAITSN) equips child care professionals with the skills and resources needed to provide quality early care and education to children ages 0 – 3. Without any cost to you.

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Child Development Training

ChildSavers offers free and low-cost training for child care professionals in need of professional development hours and coaching. We’re here to help you provide the best care possible!

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