United 4 Children supports child care program to improve challenging behaviors  

United 4 Children supports child care program to improve challenging behaviors  

“Partnering with United 4 Children has helped us use our resources, our conscience discipline, and social-emotional materials the best way we can. We’ve been able to implement new strategies in our classrooms and have seen a huge difference in behavior and overall management of the classroom,” Krista said. “I feel now we can offer more to families.”  

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United 4 Children Celebrates CDA Graduates

United 4 Children Celebrates CDA Graduates

United 4 Children recently celebrated four child care providers who graduated from our Child Development Associate (CDA) Essentials class: Monea Lane, Kara Noland, Christine Davis Marble, and Mauricia McKinney. The CDA Credential, the most widely recognized credential...

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United 4 Children supports child care program to improve challenging behaviors  

United 4 Children supports child care program to improve challenging behaviors  

“Partnering with United 4 Children has helped us use our resources, our conscience discipline, and social-emotional materials the best way we can. We’ve been able to implement new strategies in our classrooms and have seen a huge difference in behavior and overall management of the classroom,” Krista said. “I feel now we can offer more to families.”  

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United 4 Children Shares 2022 Annual Report

United 4 Children Shares 2022 Annual Report

In 2022, we celebrated our 10th birthday. St. Louis for Kids and the Child Day Care Association merged in 2012 to form United 4 Children. Both organizations were able to better achieve their shared goals when coming together as United 4 Children. We also moved our headquarters last year to the Delmar DivINe, an office space that brings dozens of social service agencies together under one roof. We have enjoyed being just down the hall from community partners and are constantly exploring additional ways to work collaboratively with our new neighbors.

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United 4 Children supports child care program to improve challenging behaviors  

United 4 Children supports child care program to improve challenging behaviors  

“Partnering with United 4 Children has helped us use our resources, our conscience discipline, and social-emotional materials the best way we can. We’ve been able to implement new strategies in our classrooms and have seen a huge difference in behavior and overall management of the classroom,” Krista said. “I feel now we can offer more to families.”  

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Now Offering NAP Credits

Now Offering NAP Credits

U4C Now Offering NAP Credits United 4 Children is now proud to offer 50% Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) tax credits to businesses making a gift of $5,000 or more. The tax credit is used to offset an eligible donor’s income tax liability and is claimed when the...

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United 4 Children Celebrates CDA Graduates

United 4 Children Celebrates CDA Graduates

United 4 Children recently celebrated four child care providers who graduated from our Child Development Associate (CDA) Essentials class: Monea Lane, Kara Noland, Christine Davis Marble, and Mauricia McKinney. The CDA Credential, the most widely recognized credential...

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United 4 Children supports child care program to improve challenging behaviors  

United 4 Children supports child care program to improve challenging behaviors  

“Partnering with United 4 Children has helped us use our resources, our conscience discipline, and social-emotional materials the best way we can. We’ve been able to implement new strategies in our classrooms and have seen a huge difference in behavior and overall management of the classroom,” Krista said. “I feel now we can offer more to families.”  

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Meet Our Conference Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Spikes

Meet Our Conference Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Spikes

Dr. Jonathan Spikes is a licensed mental health counselor, and chief executive officer and founder of the Affirming Youth Foundation, Inc. Through his work, Dr. Spikes seeks to develop multi-level and transformative solutions that holistically address the most pressing needs of low-resource communities. He will give the keynote address at United 4 Children’s 2023 Building the Preschool to Promise Pipeline Conference.

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