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Resources for Educators

Agenda for Children offers many different resources and information to the early childhood community.

Act 335 (Epinephrine in Early Learning Centers)

Learn more about the new requirements and options for implementing Act 335, which provides for early learning centers to stock undesignated epinephrine to be used in the case of a life-threatening anaphylactic reaction. Learn more

Advancing Your Career

Early Childhood Ancillary Certificate: Learn how to obtain your Early Childhood Ancillary Certificate in Louisiana. Learn more

New Leaders Fellowship: Our fellowship for new leaders (<5 years of experience as an ECE leader) is an 8-month competency-based fellowship designed to take your business and leadership skills to the next level. LEARN MORE

Louisiana Pathways: Louisiana Pathways, our state’s Career Development System for early care and education professionals provides scholarships, a career ladder and verifies teachers’ and directors’ credentials for School Readiness Tax Credits. Learn more


Calendar for Early Childhood Educators: find out more about upcoming events in the early childhood education sector. LEARN MORE


***The Louisiana Department of Education has reinstated the Curriculum Initiative as of January 2024*** Centers can receive a reimbursement of up to $5,000 for the cost of purchasing Tier 1 curricula. Learn more

ECHO Fund: We offer periodic grant opportunities for early childhood education programs. Learn more

Child Care Management Software Initiative Concluded in December 2023 by Louisiana Department of Education

Directors Collaboration Meetings

Directors’ Collaboration Meetings: We offer regular opportunities for directors to network and learn together. Learn more


You can post or find a job on our Jobs for Educators page. Learn more

In 2021, Agenda for Children provided coaching and training to nearly 5,000 educators across southeast Louisiana. We successfully converted our work to virtual and hybrid models, including our seminars, coaching, training, and CLASS observation protocols for 1,400 classrooms in Orleans Parish.

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