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Area School Districts: Appleton, Freedom, Kimberly, Little Chute, Hortonville/Greenville

YoungStar: A program of the Department of Children and Families created to improve the quality of child care for Wisconsin children.

Child Care Resource & Referral – Fox Cities: Information on quality and accessibility of early childhood education and care.

AASD Birth to Five Standards: ATC follows these standards and all lesson plans include references.

Parent Connection: A parent education and support program.

FamilyFun Magazine: Includes information on child development, parenting, and family activities.

Appleton Public Library: Information about programs and events for children and families.

Safe Kids Worldwide: Product safety and recalls as well as other safety topics.

Supporting Families Together Association: Provides resources and training to families and teachers.

ITERS/ECERS: Information on environment rating scales used to ensure high quality.

Appleton Education Foundation (AEF): Dedicated to providing classroom teachers accessible, flexible resources to enhance student learning. Tina is the current board president of the foundation, which also focuses on providing presentations for parents and educators related to Birth to Five development and education. These presentations help enhance our program by providing us with new research to incorporate into our program.

UW-Madison Waisman Center: Provides research on human development and various other areas. The presenters for the AEF Birth of Five Series have typically been from this center. The Waisman Center also held studies at ATC in 2012 to incorporate additional information into their research.