This is the main page of the Corner Counties Early Childhood Area (CCECA), providing services to Fremont and Page Counties.

  Corner Counties Early Childhood Area (CCECA)


Corner Counties Finance Committee Meeting – Third Wednesday of each month at 8:15 AM, Fremont County Attorney’s Office, Sidney, Iowa

Early Childhood Advisory Committee Meeting - Page County West Building, Shenandoah, Iowa.

Corner Counties Board of Directors Meeting – Page County West Building, Shenandoah, Iowa Click here for the Agenda

Please visit for additional Corner Counties Early Childhood Area information and resources.


"Every child, beginning at birth, will be healthy and successful."

The Corner Counties Early Childhood Area Board will collaborate with community resources to nurture children so they will grow safe, healthy, socially well adjusted, and ready to learn.

"Hand in hand we can make a difference."
State Results
» Healthy children
» Children Ready to succeed in school
» Safe and supportive communities
» Secure and nurturing environments
» Secure and nurturing families
Our Priorities
» Health status of children
» High quality preschool environments with capacity to serve all preschool age children within the local empowerment area
» High quality family support and parent education opportunities
» High quality child care environments with adequate capacity
Our Indicators
» # of children age 9-35 months receiving lead screenings
» # of preschool slots
» # of children entering kindergarten with preschool experience
» # of preschools with a Level 3, 4, or 5 QRS rating
» # of confirmed abused children age 0-5
» # of child care providers (centers and homes) with a Level 3, 4, or 5 QRS rating
» # of credentialed family support/parent education programs
» # of registered and licensed child care slots
 Our Strategies:
  To encourage educational opportunities and outreach in areas of: health status of children that may include but are not limited to: nutritional education; lead, oral, and vision screenings; and healthy mental and emotional development.
  To encourage professional development and attainment of quality program certifications: QRS, QPPS, and ECERS. 
  To encourage access for every child, to a high quality preschool environment through preschool tuition grants and collaboration with all other providers of preschool programs within the eight school districts. 
  To encourage family support programs to provide evidence based - best practice methodology for their families. 
  To encourage and support the family support programs to reach their goal of accreditation with either the state credentialing or national accreditation program. 
  To encourage child care providers to become registered or licensed with the State. 
  To encourage child care providers to enroll in the QRS and strive to progress and/or maintain the highest level possible. 
  To educate the community concerning what a high quality child care provider and/or preschool program entails. 
Address of
Early Childhood office:
c/o The Clarinda Foundation
P.O. Box 273
Clarinda, IA 51632

Hours Office is open:
Monday through Thursday
8:00 AM-4:30 PM

(Please call to verify that I am in the office - if I am not I leave a very detailed voice mail as to when I will be)

Phone Number:
(712) 542-3123

Early Childhood Director:
Staci Scroggie

Early Childhood Links:

Annual Reports

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas/Minutes/Annual Reports Archive


2012 Calendar of Events

2011 Calendar of Events

2010 Calendar of Events

Community Plan
(Revised May 24, 2011)

Graphed Community Survey

Our Board

Board Member Terms

Board Member Committee Assignments

Grant Awards for SFY 2012

Our Providers


Employee Handbook

Fremont County Preschool Tuition Grant Application

Page County Preschool Tuition Grant Application

SFY'12 RFP Release
RFP Information Complete

Other Early Childhood Links:

Request for Proposal Application State Fiscal Year 2011

Iowa Community Empowerment (State Site)


Give Thanks Reception 2008

Give Thanks Reception 2008

Give Thanks Reception 2008

Give Thanks Reception 2008