Invest in our Children!
Your donation will be invested through Volunteers of
America’s Partnerships in Child Care programs. We
support over 500 child care centers, preschools and family
child care providers throughout the Greater Baton Rouge,
Acadiana and Southwest Louisiana areas.
Our goal is to enhance the quality of early childhood
education and prepare children with the skills they
need to successfully enter kindergarten by:
- Providing teacher education and resources
- Nurturing children’s physical, social and cognitive development
- Referring parents to quality care
Here is how
donations will be used...
including fine motor materials, art materials,
music and movement activities, blocks,
sand/water play tables, nature/science
kits, math/number materials.
Expanded technical assistance
to train and mentor teachers on how
to effectively use learning materials
with the children.
Specialized teacher training,
for example, “Encouraging Literacy with
Preschoolers” including follow-up mentoring
and support to assist in implementation.
Professional development conferences
for all child care providers.
Materials for the resource center
housed at the Partnerships in Child Care office.
Used by teachers to create items to enrich
and enhance the classroom
Grand Prize winners receive classroom
or outdoor playground makeover up to a $10,000
value. Runners-up receive mini-makeovers up to
a $1,500 value.
10-month professional development program with
coursework, coaching and applied practice for teachers to
earn their Louisiana Early Childhood Ancillary Certificate.
Positive Parenting Program (Triple P):
Designed to prevent and treat behavioral and
emotional problems in children and teenagers.
10-month professional development program
with coursework, coaching and practice
for teachers to earn their Louisiana
Early Childhood Ancillary