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Child Care Council is a New York State Standards of Excellence certified agency. We provide information, training, and resources to parents, child care providers, and businesses in Monroe, Livingston and Wayne counties.

We are dedicated to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Child Care Council is dedicated to being an agency that values the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Please visit our Equity Statement to read about our views and commitment to DEI work.

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Child Care Council Board of Directors


Jenn Beideman- President

Advocacy Manager, Common Ground Health

Kiara Warren- Vice President

Executive Assistant to the Commissioner, City of Rochester DRHS

Mike Dermady- Treasurer

Credit Officer, First American Equipment Finance

Rebecca Johnson- Secretary

User Experience Researcher II, Paychex


Ronieka Burns

Program Specialist, 1199SEIU

Andrew J. Creary

Municipal Attorney, City of Rochester

Janielle Crocker

Associate Director, Connected Communities

Rosa Marie Curtis

President/Owner, Marvelous Minds Academy

Twylla Dillion

President and CEO of HealthConnect One

Lindsay Jewett

Director of Communications & Stewardship, Best Buddies International

The Council is the premier resource for:

Parents, who face the difficult challenge of leaving their children in child care. We provide free referrals to help parents make the best child care choice for their family, with invaluable information about quality, regulations, and the cost of care.

Providers and early childhood educators, who receive our unmatched training and education programs. Our training courses, community programs and important licensing information help child care providers and early educators offer the highest-quality care.

Businesses, who can offer free child care referrals to their employees, as a workforce benefit. The average American working parent misses between 5-9 days of work each year due to issues with child care − costing U.S. businesses $3 biIIion annually.

Recent News

New Service Aims to Reduce Child Care Suspensions, Expulsions of Children with Special Needs

February 13 2023

A new prevention-based, consultative service at Child Care Council Inc. will help ensure children with disabilities have access to quality child care. Child Care Council’s special needs consultation service will equip caregivers with strategies and supports to reduce suspension and expulsion for young children with disabilities in child care. Built on relationship-based practices, the service […]

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