Family Engagement

Search Improvements

Family-Focused Search Improvements

Working in partnership with professionals across Indiana, Partnerships for Early Learners and Child Trends are leading an effort to make the online child care search experience easier and informative. In late 2016, we plan to launch a new search environment that provides parents and other family members with a web-based experience that connects them with high-quality learning opportunities for their children.


Contact Kirsten Eamon-Shine to learn more about this project or lend your voice to the creation of this valuable new tool.

Recent News

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