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CCI Provider Services

The Center for Children’s Initiatives offers professional development and on site coaching and mentoring tailored to the specific quality improvement goals of individual programs. Our consultants bring a wealth of experience and expertise to you.

CCI works to enrich the knowledge and skills of early childhood professionals. CCI’s experienced consultants work with programs serving children birth-12 years to develop comprehensive quality improvement strategies that lead to improved practices.


We customize strategies to meet programs’ unique needs with a focus on early development, curriculum design, financial management and supervision.  


CCI's Programs Include:

  • Research-based Quality Improvement Strategies
  • Quality Improvement grants
  • Effective classroom practice
  • Business management and programming for family and group family Child Care providers
  • Supervision, program and financial management
  • Supporting the unique needs of infants and toddlers
  • Parent support and engagement
  • Support for social emotional development
  • Health promotion and medication administration 

We recognize that training and professional development is most effective when linked to a specific program improvement plan that leads to:


  • Improved Child Outcomes
  • Improved Teacher Practice
  • Improved Program Quality
  • Stronger Communities 

Date: Must be scheduled by appointment                       
Time: ½ day or full day session, based upon the hours of 9:00am - 5:00pm                   
Cost: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for details.

CCI Parent Services

Do you need assistance or a Child Care referral for your family?
CCI’s Parent Services are designed to help you make the best possible Child Care arrangements.  Our Referral Specialists use their knowledge and experience to assist over 4,000 parents each year with the challenge of finding and choosing care.

Do you need assistance or Child Care Referrals for your family? Do you have questions about how you can develop your best Child Care plan?  Please contact our referral specialists at 212.929.6911 or click here for more information.

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CCI strives to provide the highest quality of service to our customers. In order to know how we're doing, we are anxious to hear when we have met your needs as well as when we have fallen short of your expectations. If for any reason you are not satisfied with a service provided or a member of our staff, please register your complaint with Nancy Kolben, Executive Director byThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Your complaint will be promptly responded to within two business days.