Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Brings Eco-Healthy Child Care(R) Program Online to Early Childhood Professionals
Iowa State University Extension & Outreach is excited to bring the Eco-Healthy Child Care® program to early childhood professionals in Iowa conveniently online. In January 2014, a three session series will be offered. Click here to see what Iowa is doing to prevent children from environmental health hazard exposures within child care settings.
Eco-Healthy Child Care® Partners with U.S. General Services Administration, Children's Creative Learning Centers, & Bright Horizons Family Solutions
Involvement in the national Eco-Healthy Child Care® (EHCC) program is a growing trend among family child care providers and center-based providers, as well as local and national child care associations.
Since 2008, both Childrens' Creative Learning Centers (CCLC) and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) have supported their more than 100 facilities in becoming Eco-Healthy. Most recently, the EHCC program is working with Bright Horizons Family Solutions to encourage their 800+ child care centers (nationally and internationally based) to attain EHCC endorsement.
The Child Development Labs are Going Green
November 8, 2010
The University’s Child Development Laboratories are now one of four Eco-Healthy Child Care® centers in the state of Connecticut.
Eco-Healthy Child Care® is a national program that encourages child care settings to be as healthy, safe, and green as possible by reducing children’s exposure to toxic substances. Click here for full article.
First-Ever National Eco-Healthy Child Care® Program Launches to Protect Children in Child Care
October 5, 2010
The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) today launches its national Eco-Healthy Child Care® program (EHCC), which encourages healthier child-care settings by training child-care providers to protect children and staff from harmful chemical exposures—from Bisphenol-A in plastic food containers, PVC in toys, and formaldehyde in commonly-used furniture to lead and mercury—with free or low-cost alternatives that are easy to implement. Click here for full article.