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Parent Voices

Check out the video of May 7th, STAND FOR CHILDREN's day in Sacramento, the movement that displays our powerful, collective commitment to our children through advocacy, testimony, and celebration.

If you're interested please contact:

Eleazar Martinez at 415.491.5782 or eleazar@mc3.org





Learn more about legislation procedures

Workshop Schedule Jan-June 2015


CPR/ First Aid Classes for $85 available

Marin Child Care Council is pleased to announce that we have four upcoming CPR/ First Aid classes scheduled,

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Saturday, June 20, 2015

English only

Length: 8 hours it starts at 8:30am and runs through 5pm with a half hour lunch break. The $85 includes the course material and CPR/ First Aid Certificates. This 8-hour course meets the California State Regulations for child care providers and teaches Infant/Child/Adult CPR, First Aid and AED. In CPR participants practice life-saving mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and care for choking on manikins. First Aid teaches injury prevention and how to respond to emergencies and accidents. This class covers age birth to adult, though emphasis is placed on pediatric ages cared for in child care programs. You’ll receive a two year certification, after completion of class.  

      How to sign up ~ You have three

options to register:

  • click here for ONLINE registration


  • Send in attached registration form along with your check. CPR Registration form
  • come to our office at: 555 Northgate Dr., Suite 105, San Rafael, CA 94903 in fill out a registration 


If you have any questions please feel free to contact: Teresa Lee at 415.491.5778 or email teresa@mc3.org

Scholarships for child care providers are available, please fill out Scholarship Registration form


We are not providing any Health and Safety Classes at this point but here are some options:

CPR/First Aid Health and Safety Classes


Training Opportunities

NEW: California’s Early Care and Education Professional Development Training Portal


Safe Sleep Campaign

The Marin Child Care Council, in conjunction with the County of Marin Public Health Nursing, is still offering support to providers in enhancing Safe Sleep policies and practices in our programs and community.

This FREE support is available to any Family Child Care Provider or Center in the County of Marin that cares for infants!

If you are interested in any of the following resources, please contact Teresa at 415.491.5778. or email Teresa@mc3.org:

  • A site visit with lots of great resources.
  • New equipment for your infants sleep environment if needed.
  • Training and support on what is Safe Sleep, how to create polices and work with parents.



Get Involved

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Nominate Your Child's Teacher, Family Child Care Provider or Center Director for a special award!

Marin Child Care Council is celebrating Early Care and Education Professionals in Marin with Provider of the Year awards. On April 16 2015, during the national "Week of the Young Child" celebration, we will recognize three special individuals.

Nominations can be completed by anyone, but special consideration will be given to those submitted by parents.

The nomination period lasts from 1/1/15-3/1/15. A panel will review the nominations and select a winner from each category. Forms can be downloaded below. Submission instructions are on the forms.

Teacher Nomination: ECE Teacher of the Year

Family Child Care Provider Nomination: Family Child Care Provider of the Year

Center Director Nomination: ECE Director of the Year


Children's Investment Initiative

Learn how this statewide advocacy group uses leadership development and community organizing to help increase funding and improve access to quality child care.

Find out how legislation affects your child and child care issues. Find out why you should contact your officials, tips on what to say and where to locate your officials.

Healthy Kids from Day 1 - ECE Wellness Collaborative


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San Rafael, CA 94903
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