The Council for Professional Recognition applauds the critical investments in early care and education included in the Build Back Better Act. This historic move will help children return to stable, developmentally appropriate, high-quality care, and help parents,...
The Council for Professional Recognition is pleased to announce the latest list of our new and renewal partners. They represent the world of the early childhood field and range from child care providers to workforce training groups. They include associations, government agencies and advocates in nearly all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Wherever they are and whatever they do, our partners share a common goal: ensure educators have the skills they need to serve young children across the world. Look at the impressive list of our new partners and consider joining their ranks.
Essex County College
Learning Care Group
Porter Leath Preschool
ICPR Junior College
United Planning Organization
Continued Early Childhood Education
Ounce of Prevention Fund
Southwest Childcare Resources
Kaplan Early Learning Company
Anne Arundel Community College
Berkshire Community College
Bristol Community College
Bunker Hill Community College
Cape Cod Community College
Greenfield Community College
Holyoke Community College
MassBay Community College
Massasoit Community College
Middlesex Community College
Mount Wachusett Community College
NorthShore Community College
Northern Essex Community College
Quinsigamond Community College
Roxbury Community College
Springfield Technical Community College
Bunker Hill Community College
Learn how your organization can partner with the Council!
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