Tools for Providers


Library

The CCR&R resource lending library containing books, theme boxes, literacy bags, and other early childhood resources for child care providers. Laminating is available for a fee. The library is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Extended hours: 7:00 p.m. on the fourth Monday of month (excluding June-August). Click on the links below for specific resources available at the CCR&R Library:

Ellison and Laminating Service

Ellison and Laminating Service Request Form

Ellison Dies at CCR&R

Literacy Bags at CCR&R

Flannel Board Sets at CCR&R

Games at CCR&R

Continuing Education DVD's

Physical Activity Tubs ~ $15.00 deposit required

Theme Boxes at CCR&R~ $15.00 deposit required

Funding Tools – Grants, business start up assistance

If you are a non-profit child care program, visit:

Federal Government Grants

The Grantsmanship Center

Foundation Center

If you are a for profit organization, you may find the following sites beneficial:

Wisconsin Small Business Development Center Network

Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation

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Early Care and Education Professional Organizations:

Child Care Aware America (formerly NACCRRA)

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

National Association Family Child Care (NAFCC)

Wisconsin Family Child Care Association (WFCCA)

Supporting Families Together Association (SFTA)

Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA)

Valley Association for the Education of Young Children (Valley AEYC)

H.E.A.R.T ~ Helpful Energetic Artistic Responsible Teachers (family child care) Contact Marlene at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.¨

C.H.I.L.D. ~Caregivers Helping Influence Learning and Development. (family child care) Contact Tammy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

C.A.R.E ~ Child Care Association of Regulated Early Childhood Professionals (family child care). Contact Laurie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.t

Helping Hands Growing Hearts Family Child Care Support Group. Contact Katie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Professional and Child Development Resources

 Zero To Three

Pyramid Model for Social Emotional Development

Early Childhood Environment Rating Scales (ECERS-R,

ITERS-R, FDCRS & SACERS

Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards

Darkness to Light - Stewards of Children

Strengthening Families

Strengthening Families Group and Family Child Care ONLINE Program Assessment

Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners

Wisconsin Mandated Reporter FREE Online Training

Read, Talk, Play - A Community Awareness Campaign on the importance of early childhood development 

Eyes Open - Be Aware Show You Care - A community awareness campaign to educate adults on their responsibility to prevent child sexual assault 
Wisconsin Public Television- Early care and education resources

The Parent Outlet - Information on Community Resources and Parenting Support

NATURAL DISASTER Planning Tool For Child Care Programs

ACT EARLY WI-Screening and development information

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