Early Education Programs

Ready Infant Toddler Classroom Initiative

Child Care Services Association

The Ready Infant Toddler Classroom Initiative works with 4- and 5-star child care centers to improve the quality of services provided in infant and toddler classrooms. The program seeks to improve the quality of infant- toddler learning environments and create classrooms to serve as model sites for other programs through on-site consultation, quality improvement and professional development planning, and specialized training.

Program contact: Monnie Griggs, 403-6950

Time to Read

Orange County Library

The Time to Read program supports a literacy rich environment for children ages birth to five who are enrolled in child care programs. Using Motheread’s Story Exploring model, the program of training and technical assistance gives child care providers skills for language development.

Program contact: Andrea Tullos, 919-245-2529

Child Care Subsidy

Orange County Dept. of Social Services

This activity will provide child care subsidy and administration for child care subsidy including program administration; family outreach and application; eligibility determination; payment processing; annual recertification; and reporting.

Program Contact:
Tina Clark
Subsidy Supervisor
Orange County Department of Social Services
PO Box 8181 Hillsborough, NC 27278

Child Care Subsidy Enhancements

Orange County Partnership for Young Children

This program provides enhancements for 4- and 5-star child care centers to support high quality care by filling in the gap between the subsidy rate and a center’s advertised rate.

Program contact: Linda Hindman, 919-967-9091