Manage Your Business

Child care programs are businesses — and we want to help yours succeed. 

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Get help from a Service Navigator

Our Service Navigators are experienced guides who can talk about your program’s needs and find ways to meet them. Connect with a service navigator.


Create your free online account to access resources like policies, forms, handbooks, and purchasing discounts. Your account also provides access to the brand new job board: ECE Jobs CT.  Explore ctSHARES.

Explore key resources

  • Women’s Business Development Council: WBDC offers comprehensive business development services to help home- and center-based providers launch, sustain, and grow their businesses. Access training, advising, and grants.
  • The Program Leadership Initiative: PLI offers college-credit coursework that can strengthen your business practices, including financial management, human resources, and community partnerships. 

Ready to dive deeper?

Check out another resource to help you manage your business.

  • GEER Online Learning Hub: Access professional learning to help you use technology to run an effective and efficient business. State-funded early childhood programs can also get personalized training from a GEER coach.
Last updated July 19, 2023