Who We Are
Child Care Professional Network (CCPN) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, composed of certified child care professionals who are committed to providing quality, affordable, early care and education that is accessible to all families.
CCPN members maintain a commitment to quality in Early Childhood Education through: National Accreditation, Keystone Stars participation, CDA National Credential, Well trained staff in ECE or similar education, First Aid Certification, CPR Certification, Fire Safety training, Emergency Preparedness training, Professional Staff, CCIS Subsidized financial assistance, PA Dept of Education Certification, PA Dept of Welfare Certification, and much more.
Foster the understanding of the many services child care professionals provide and inform the public of the significant impact that early care and school aged education programs have on the development and future success of children.
Communicate the needs and concerns of families to the appropriate individuals and agencies.
Identify areas that create barriers for children, families and ECE professionals and offer positive solutions that better meets the needs of the children, their families and the childcare professionals.
Support, develop and deliver professional development opportunities that will enhance the quality of the early care and school aged care practitioners.
Ensure early and school age childcare professionals receive their respected place as specialists among community, businesses, state agencies and other professionals.
Educate the community of the positive outcomes of investing in High Quality Early Care and Education citing current research and statistics.
Collaborate and share community resources, and engage in family and community partnerships.
Support families by connecting them with resources and supports to enhance their overall quality of living.
Below is a preview of a few of the projects we are working on. Click any to learn more, and to see all click here.
CCPN and a group of individuals from different professional fields and personal backgrounds are meeting to begin a conversation on the topics of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Acceptance,
Special Committee Members:
Professional Development Specialist
Special Committee Member
Family Child Care Liason
Arthur (Bob) Matthews
COVID Support Project Administrator
COVID Support Intake Supervisor