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  Corner Counties Early Childhood Area (CCECA)

Corner Counties Early Childhood Area Community Board March 7, 2018, 4:45 p.m. at: Page County West Building, 615 Northwest Road, Shenandoah, IA 51601
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Preschool Tuition Assistance Application
School Year - 2018-2019 --
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Early Childhood Board Meetings are located at the Page County West Building, 615 Northwest Road, Shenandoah, IA 51601. Click here for the most recent meeting Agenda.


"Every child, beginning at birth, will be healthy and successful."

The Corner Counties Early Childhood Area Board will collaborate with community resources to nurture children so they will grow safe, healthy, socially well adjusted, and ready to learn.

"Hand in hand we can make a difference."
State Results
Healthy children
Children Ready to succeed in school
Safe and supportive communities
Secure and nurturing environments
Secure and nurturing families
Our Priorities
Health status of children
High quality preschool environments with capacity to serve all preschool age children within the local empowerment area
High quality family support and parent education opportunities
High quality child care environments with adequate capacity
Our Indicators
# of children age 9-35 months receiving lead screenings
# of preschool slots
# of children entering kindergarten with preschool experience
# of preschools with a Level 3, 4, or 5 QRS rating
# of confirmed abused children age 0-5
# of child care providers (centers and homes) with a Level 3, 4, or 5 QRS rating
# of credentialed family support/parent education programs
# of registered and licensed child care slots
 Our Strategies:
  To encourage educational opportunities and outreach in areas of: health status of children that may include but are not limited to: nutritional education; lead, oral, and vision screenings; and healthy mental and emotional development.
  To encourage professional development and attainment of quality program certifications: QRS, QPPS, and ECERS. 
  To encourage access for every child, to a high quality preschool environment through preschool tuition grants and collaboration with all other providers of preschool programs within the eight school districts. 
  To encourage family support programs to provide evidence based - best practice methodology for their families. 
  To encourage and support the family support programs to reach their goal of accreditation with either the state credentialing or national accreditation program. 
  To encourage child care providers to become registered or licensed with the State. 
  To encourage child care providers to enroll in the QRS and strive to progress and/or maintain the highest level possible. 
  To educate the community concerning what a high quality child care provider and/or preschool program entails. 
Address of
Early Childhood office:
c/o The Clarinda Foundation
114 E Washington
Clarinda, IA 51632

Hours Office is open:
Monday through Thursday

(Please call to verify that I am in the office - if I am not I leave a very detailed voice mail as to when I will be)

Phone Number:
(712) 246-8117

Early Childhood Director:
Krystal Crowley

Early Childhood Links:

Annual Reports

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas/Minutes/Annual Reports Archive


2017 Calendar of Events

Community Plan
(Amended November 14, 2013)

Federal Poverty Guidelines 2014

2013-2014 FPL Guidelines with Parent Co-pays

Graphed Community Survey

Our Providers


Employee Handbook

Fremont Page County Preschool Tuition Grant Application

SFY'16 RFP Release

Other Early Childhood Links:

Iowa Community Empowerment (State Site)

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