To raise the quality of early child care educational experiences in Missouri by improving child care services through training, education, quality standards, coaching, and business support.
Every young child receives safe, quality learning experiences.
We believe every child deserves a safe, quality early childhood education experience which is critical to maximize their future well-being.
Passion – dedication to the cause that sets our organization apart
Results Driven – measure our success by what is being accomplished; track our success by outcomes, not inputs or outputs
Thought Leadership – lead as informed opinion leaders who are trusted sources that move and inspire others
Community Partnerships – innovative and flexible ways to bring mutual benefits to both partners
Integrity – the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles and moral authority
Financial Stewardship – management of processes and internal health to enable those responsible for the organization’s overall performance to execute our strategies
Excellence – we believe in what we are doing and that the value of what we do warrants the persistent commitment to its betterment