Family Child Care Provider Resources

You do great work in providing children with nurturing care from your home. As a Family Child Care Provider, you work independently with limited access to other early childhood professionals. When you join the Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry, you’ll find yourself connected to a robust early childhood development community. You’ll start receiving our monthly newsletter with resources and tips to provide you with the support you need to achieve quality care. Are you unregulated? Do you want to learn more about becoming a regulated child care provider?

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Family Child Care Provider Articles

How To Request Unofficial Transcripts

Find and click on your college or university in the directory below for instructions on how to request your unofficial

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Professional Development

Continue to improve your business and service offerings by attaining relevant certifications and attending local classes and events.


Achieving Quality Care

Differentiate yourself from other Family Child Care Providers by knowing evidence-based practices for caring and educating young children.


Early Childhood Community

Be a part of an early childhood community that can help answer your questions and lead you to additional resources, as well as connect you with other providers.



Use the Workforce Knowledge and Competencies to show how your business provides higher quality care and then market that to parents to grow your business.


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Join the Field

Early childhood educators help children be successful in school and life. Learn how you can be a part of this important work.

Helpful Links

We’ve created a menu of resources specifically for you. From finding scholarships to advancing your education, use the list of resources from the left menu to help you start your career.

Join the Registry

If you haven’t already done so, please create a profile for yourself. After doing so, you’ll find the Registry will provide you with a verified report that you can use to promote your career with future employers.

Learn how to register:

The average wait time for processing your college transcripts is 30 Days. For questions regarding your Registry account, please contact