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Family Resources


Great resource for parents about child health, education and development, as well as available state services.


TN Childcare Resources for Parents

Wonderful go-to about how to look for high-quality childcare and early childhood education providers. Resources for early intervention, finding child care, safe sleep practices, and much more.

TN Early Learning Development Standards

Review these standards, which are directly aligned with the content areas found in Tennessee’s state English language arts and mathematics standards as well as the Tennessee state standards for kindergarten. This page also includes birth-48 months standards for educators and families with children in this age range.


TN Star Quality:
Report Card and Star Quality Program:

This site includes parent information on Developmental Monitoring and Screening Information. (Bright Ideas Enrichment Center has the highest rating achievable!)


Understanding Your Child’s Development

Describes important milestones for childhood development.

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