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Early Childhood Education

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Early Childhood Education

Ensure that all young children meet their developmental milestones and enter kindergarten with the tools and ability to succeed in school.

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Child Care Licensing

The Child Care Licensing Bureau (CCLB) performs state licensing regulatory duties as required by state laws and federal requirements.
Child Care Licensing

Early Learners and Care

The Office of Great Start has been charged with ensuring that all children birth to age eight, especially those in highest need, have access to high-quality early learning and development programs and enter kindergarten prepared for success.
Early Learners and Care

Family Engagement

Family engagement is a collaborative relationship between families, educators, providers, and partners to support and improve the learning, development, and health of every learner.
Family Engagement

MI Tri Share Child Care

One of the biggest barriers for people seeking to rejoin the workforce is the cost of child care — resulting in more and more parents being left out of the work force. MI Tri-Share, an innovative bipartisan program introduced by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, was created to change all that.
MI Tri Share Child Care