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Governor's Office of Early Childhood Executive Director, Amy Neal, joins a discussion focused on child care in Kentucky as it relates to COVID-19 closures.
Parents and Families: Share your thoughts about child care and what’s next as Kentucky reopens the economy. Your responses will help child care providers, community leaders, and policy makers better understand your child care needs as a family and plan for a future that bests serves you.
The 2020 Early Childhood Profile is now available! Visit for the most up to date information.
Due to the coronavirus and the state of emergency, the Governor's Office of Early Childhood canceled the 2020 Early Childhood Institute. We are excited to offer this FREE alternative.
We will be offering some of our national speakers online for you. These sessions will be at various dates and times, and afterward will be available for asynchronous viewing. All of these offerings will provide you with professional development credit (ECE-TRIS and EILA).
90% of the brain is developed by age 5.
51.1% of Children in Kentucky are Kindergarten Ready.
31% of eligible Kentucky children ages 3-5 had access to Head Start.