Become a Provider
Whether you’re a student considering a career in early care and education or a professional starting your own program, OEC has resources that will help.
Start your career
Understand the requirements for becoming a child care provider — and find early care and education programs at colleges and universities in Connecticut. Learn how to start a career in early care and education.
Get guidance on opening a new program
Learn about the types of child care programs in Connecticut, how to develop your business, and where you can get support. Find resources to help you open a new program.