CCA For Social Good, an operating division of CCA Global Partners, and Child Care Aware® of Missouri announce the launch of ShowMeResource.org, an online platform that delivers a wealth of practical resources for early childhood education directors, family care providers, and teachers. Its goal is clear: to help save time, reduce costs, and improve quality. Most simply, the platform helps its users manage their programs more efficiently.
Sponsored by Child Care Aware® of Missouri, ShowMeResource.org is available to owners and directors of child care centers, preschools, after-school programs, and family child care businesses. Missouri licensed programs, license exempt programs, and unregulated facilities are all welcomed to use the site.
“Prior to ShowMeResource.org, child care directors in Missouri regularly spent a considerable amount of time researching the complexities of a given early childhood education (ECE) topic, scouring the web for a resource, and creating a branded manual or flyer on their own,” stated Dr. L. Carol Scott, CEO of Child Care Aware® of Missouri. “Now, all of that information is housed in one location, and is specific to Missouri State guidelines. Our directors find the program administration guides, handbooks, and policies tremendously valuable and other staff have also praised the teacher and classroom resources, including creative project ideas and event templates. Most importantly, these tools are downloadable templates (all in Microsoft Word or Excel) that can be customized to reflect each organization’s name, branding and content specific to their child care center; thereby, saving valuable time and increasing professionalism and quality in the sector.”
“In keeping with the shared services movement in the ECE field, Missouri is one of twenty one states that sponsor ECE shared resources platforms managed by CCA For Social Good,” explained Denise Sayer, Vice President of CCA For Social Good. “The online knowledge hub we provide allows users to share pragmatic resources, save money because of the collective buying power of ECE centers, and simplify management functions so child care programs can spend less time solving problems and managing administrative details and more of their time where it counts the most, face-to-face with the children.”
The site can be accessed by visiting www.ShowMeResource.org. Interested parties in Missouri can fill out a New Member Request form by clicking on “Request a Log in Account” upon visiting the site. Eligibility will be determined by Child Care Aware® of Missouri.
For more information about CCA For Social Good and ECE Shared Resources, please contact Denise Sayer at 603-626-2121.
For more information about Child Care Aware® of Missouri, please contact Megan Green at 314-754-1602.
About CCA For Social Good
CCA For Social Good provides web-based platforms to help thousands of nonprofit organizations and early childhood education (ECE) centers manage their businesses. The platforms (integrated password-protected websites) deliver a set of powerful tools and shared resources resulting in more efficient and successful operations. CCA For Social Good puts time and money back in the hands of directors and managers of ECE programs, allowing them to focus where it matters most: on their missions. To view a sample platform, please visit www.ecesharedresources.com.
About CCA Global Partners
CCA Global Partners, Inc. is a privately held cooperative based in the United States with member businesses in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. For a quarter of a century, CCA Global has partnered with entrepreneurial businesspeople to create a cooperative powerhouse unmatched in the marketplace. With 14 independent business brands and more than 2,700 locations, CCA Global Partners is well positioned to positively impact the success of independent businesses. For more information on CCA Global Partners, go to http://www.ccaglobal.com.
About Child Care Aware of Missouri
Child Care Aware® of Missouri’s mission is to improve outcomes for children and youth, ensuring that they are prepared for success in school, and for future participation in a globally-competitive economy. It was incorporated as Missouri Child Care Resource and Referral Network (MOCCRRN) in 1999 to fill the role of Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) State Network in Missouri. Child Care Aware® of Missouri is a “managing” network, indicating that we manage funding for and coordinate service delivery through a network of regional agencies. Our statewide network consists of four regions.
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