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)
***ALL MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT THE PAGE COUNTY WEST BUILDING
LOCATED AT 615 NORTHWEST ROAD IN SHENANDOAH UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE***
Corner Counties Finance Committee Meeting – Third Wednesday
of each month at 8:15 AM, Fremont County Attorney’s Office, Sidney, Iowa
Advisory Committee Meeting - Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 1:30 PM, Page
County West Building, Shenandoah, Iowa.
Corner Counties Board of
Directors Meeting – Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 3:00 to 5:00 PM, Page
County West Building, Shenandoah, Iowa
Click here for the Agenda
Please visit www.boost4families.org for additional Corner Counties
Early Childhood Area information and resources.
STRATEGIC PLAN FOR 2010 - 2012
"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."
» Healthy children
» Children Ready to succeed in school
» Safe and supportive communities
» Secure and nurturing environments
» Secure and nurturing families
» Health status of children
» High quality preschool environments with
capacity to serve all preschool age children within the local
» High quality family support and parent education opportunities
» High quality child care environments with adequate capacity
» # of children age 9-35 months receiving lead
» # 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
» # 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
||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.
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)
Early Childhood Director:
Early Childhood Links:
2012 Calendar of Events
2011 Calendar of Events
2010 Calendar of Events
(Revised May 24, 2011)
Graphed Community Survey
Board Member Terms
Board Member Committee Assignments
Grant Awards for SFY 2012
Fremont County Preschool Tuition Grant Application
Page County Preschool Tuition Grant Application
RFP Information Complete
Other Early Childhood Links:
Request for Proposal Application State Fiscal Year 2011
Iowa Community Empowerment (State Site)