Cooper Early Education Center

Child Start


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Providing services to early childhood professionals in Butler, Cowley, Harper, Harvey, Kingman, Marion, McPherson, Reno, Sedgwick and Sumner counties.



Child Start Services in Brief:

Professional Development:
Child Start offers monthly KDHE or KACCRRA approved in-service workshops as well as approved onsite trainings to meet your licensing and professional development needs. 

Free advertisement for your child care business.  The Child Start Call Center responds to thousands of requests from parents seeking child care each month. 

Coaching & Support:
Have a question or need advice?  Child Start has a team of professionals to help you.  Our staff includes Infant & Toddler Specialists, KQRS Coaches, Early Childhood Specialists, and more.  In addition, Child Start is actively involved in or can provide more information about many projects including the Infant & Toddler Project, KQRS, CDA, Accreditation, and more. 

Resource Library:
Child Start’s Resource Library offers references, curriculum kits, videos, toys and equipment available for check-out.  Die-cutting and laminating services are also available for providers.  In addition to the Main Office Resource Library, Child Start has satellite libraries located in many other counties.

Caring 4 Kids is Child Start’s substitute service.  If you need a qualified person to help in case of an absence, we can send a fully-trained substitute to help.  Not currently available in all areas.

Professional Development Membership
Purchasing a Child Start Professional Development Membership entitles you to discounted workshops, onsite trainings, special events, and more. 


For more information about any of these services please call or visit our website.