As a child care provider, we hope that you’ve been hearing about the statewide changes in your support set forth by the Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning. Starting October 1, things will look different in Indiana’s child care resource & referral agencies, which means the support you’ve been receiving from Child Care Answers
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Knowledge Manager Kristin Kahl generally works behind the scenes to get the word out about what we do here at Child Care Answers. Now it’s her turn to step into the spotlight! Come back on the last day of next month to find out more about our other staff.  Or,  click “Last Day Q&A” at right
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We hope you’ve been hearing all about I-LEAD, the Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning’s new online tool, designed for child care providers just like you. I-LEAD, short for the Indiana Licensing & Education Access Depot, is designed to make licensing, background checks and professional development easier to access and update. We here at Child Care
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This month’s Last Day Q&A is especially bittersweet. Crystal Givens has served us well as Program Director for the last three years, but she’s movin’ on up as Vice President of Statewide Supports with our friends Early Learning Indiana.  We wish her all the best in her new role – and we’re glad she’s not
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Coach Coordinator Tikila Welch is all about relationships – with her family, her coworkers, and the child care providers she serves. Get to know Tikila a little better by reading her responses below! Come back on the last day of next month to find out more about our other staff.  Or,  click “Last Day Q&A” at
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Professional Development Coordinator Shannon Ford is a Renaissance Woman, in both the Early Childhood field and in her time out of work. Read more below to learn the many pieces that make Shannon the unique person she is today. Come back on the last day of next month to find out more about our other staff. 
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Paths to QUALITY Coach Rachel George has been working hard on her own education, but she also plays a big role in developing child care providers and helping them provide the best learning environments for their little ones. Read more about what makes Rachel who she is and how she developed into the person she
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Our Outreach Coordinator, Cheryl Tyler spends a good amount of her time in the community, talking with families and local organizations. If you see her, take a minute to say “hi!” and talk to her more about some of her favorite things. Come back on the last day of next month to find out more
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Paths to QUALITY Coach Kristin Cofield not only has a passion for improving child care quality for programs and children, but she also has a zen-like focus on improving herself. Read more below to get a deeper insight into what makes Krissy tick. Come back on the last day of next month to find out
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There’s no one in the world quite like our Early Childhood Adult Educator, Ann Aull. She’s impacted hundreds of lives through her CDA courses, and she impacts us everyday here at Child Care Answers too! Come back on the last day of next month to find out more about our other staff.  Or,  click “Last
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