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.

Last updated March 26, 2021