We educate and support the adults who care for young children in Southwest Ohio, the Miami Valley and Kentucky.


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4C Announces June Sciarra Award Recipient

October 13, 2017

Congratulations to Cindy Wooten, recipient of this year's 4C for Children June Sciarra Early Childhood Leadership Award! Cindy has been an early childhood professional for more than 30 years and is currently the director at the five-star rated YMCA Early Learning Center-Valley program located in Roselawn. The June Sciarra Early ...

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Happy Child

How to Raise a Resilient Child

October 3, 2017

Research shows that long-term exposure to stress can change both the structure and the function of the brain. In a society where even our youngest members are bombarded with stress and trauma, resiliency—or the ability to bounce back from hardships—has become critically important. At its core, resiliency is about counteracting ...

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4C Announces Champions for Children

September 19, 2017

4C for Children will honor Father Michael Graham, S.J., and Diane Jordan-Grizzard as Champions for Children. Both will be celebrated at the 12th annual Champions for Children Gala to be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at JACK Cincinnati Casino. “For more than a decade, 4C has celebrated the people ...

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Emilie Meyer

4C Hires New Strategic Director of Quality Programs

September 7, 2017

Emilie Meyer has been named 4C for Children's Quality Programs Strategic Director.She will focus on increasing quality in early childhood programs and delivery of professional development training and coaching for child care providers in Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky regions. She will also provide vision for and oversee a collection ...

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Child Care

Quality Matters! Choosing the Best Child Care Option for Your Child

September 6, 2017

At some point most parents will have to leave their child or children in the care of another person. Choosing the right person can be one of the most challenging decisions a parent will make. There are many factors to consider when choosing child care: the age of the child ...

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