East and Upper East CCR&Rs are members of the
Tennessee Child Care Resource and Referral Network (CCR&R) and provide free training and technical assistance
to child care programs across the state to improve the quality of child care
for all children.
Assistance – Resource
and Referral Specialists can assist child care
programs create safe, inclusive developmentally appropriate environments
for children, and provide guidance strategies on behavior management. Additional
support reviewing post assessment results and addressing other program
needs will be provided as well.
Workshops – Classes on a variety of topics are
scheduled in the evenings, afternoons and Saturdays and count toward
professional development hours.
to the large volume of registrants for each class – the limit is 5 people/child
care agency/class. Parents are also invited to register and attend.
and Upper East CCR&Rs have a PARENT REFERRAL LINE and can match parents seeking child care with
licensed child care agencies in a desired area. Contact our main office at
865.974.7750 OR toll free 877.584.0596.
The UPPER EAST TEAM serves providers in Carter, Cocke,
Grainger, Greene, Hancock, Hamblen, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and
Whether you are a parent, grandparent,
or guardian seeking child care resources, a child care provider seeking help
with your program, an employer trying to assist parents in your organization,
or a community organization involved with children, we look forward to helping
you obtain the information you need.