education and care

As a Mentor, you have the opportunity to share your knowledge of care practices, child development, and business administration with Protégés in our peer to peer mentoring program. Our world-class faculty will teach you how to apply what you learn in the classroom to real-world situations. The university also assists in providing information on financial aid services, work-study, fellowships and scholarships based on eligibility and other rules and regulations established by the agencies. You have unlimited possibilities for success at Tennessee State University.

resource and referral

We’re a leading institution of higher learning and provide students with the opportunity to experience academic and personal growth. You’ll receive instruction from top-notch faculty and be immersed in research, service learning, and student life activities, including internships, cultural, and study abroad opportunities. You must notify the Home-Based Childcare Network Office 30-days prior to your move.

Upcoming Training

Children have only one childhood and it is the responsibility of each of us to help all children experience the wonders of this world. What better memories can we give our children than the attention of loving and caring adults? At Childcare Resource Network, we work to make opportunities available for anyone who has a part in a child’s life to learn, experience, and to have available resources that will make them better caregivers.

  • Our goal is to expose every child to the various disciplines of art and to help them realize his or her capabilities in any and all areas.
  • Our mobile Licensed services include planned activities for all ages using our equipment and staff.
  • NAFCC Accreditation is recognized as one of the highest indicators of quality in a home-based care program.
  • The EPSU childcare network met to discuss rules and guidelines for the safe and healthy reopening of childcare services for larger parts of the youngest population.
  • Young Achiever’s Club is a well rounded program that offers students daily experiences in math, science, language, and art as well as outdoor time to run and play.

The Tennessee Family Child Care Network is designed to support current family child care providers and mentor aspiring child care providers to meet the care needs of our state’s children and families. All educators can join the Network to strengthen their business and improve their program quality. By affiliating with individual family child care providers we are able to support their business by offering administrative assistance, instructional training, and help placing children in their care. A statewide program to support, promote and strengthen the profession of licensed family child care educators, thereby enriching the lives of providers, children, families, and communities.

Preschool Program at Marcus Autism Center

We enjoy connecting, socializing and sharing news about the great things our alumni are doing across the globe. From our annual Homecoming celebration to donor events and volunteer activities, TSU alumni always find time to celebrate what it means to be a Big Blue Tiger. We welcome you back to campus anytime to rekindle your most memorable experiences. Durham County Government has committed to equitable access to high-quality preschool by enhancing existing preschool spaces and expanding access to all children in Durham County. Extended Day-Extended Year 3K is open to qualifying children at any time throughout the year for 8 to 10-hours/day, IF the family meets the eligibility-based income and needs.

After her Childcare Networksentation, participants discussed some of the challenges that ECEC systems must overcome, such as language barriers, lack of available spaces, and ways to enable Ukrainian ECEC staff to work. Training and professional development on relevant childcare compliance and small business topics. B3 desires to hear from families with young children and early childhood practitioners about what changes they would like to see within the state’s Prenatal to Three systems. We are especially interested in hearing from members of the BIPOC/ALANNA community and communities that are impacted by the state’s policies. Refer parents to the following Department website for additional information regarding licensed, registered, unlicensed, and unregistered family day homes.