UNM Early Childhood Services Center in partnership with the New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department

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NewMexicoKids.org offers a variety of services and resources for both educators and families alike in the State of New Mexico. Whether you are searching for quality child care, or looking for professional development for early childhood educators, you can find the information you need here!

We are a department at New Mexico’s flagship university, the University of New Mexico, in partnership with the New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department (ECECD).

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UNM Early Childhood Services Center offers free training for professionals when you need them.

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Running a child care program is hard work, but you don’t have to do it alone! Get access to resources and software for free!

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  • Notice of Emergency Amendment – 8.15.2 NMAC

    Effective September 1, 2020, ECECD waived child care assistance copayments for families with income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level (FPL) and paid providers those amounts directly. Effective May 1, 2022, ECECD expanded this copayment waiver to include all eligible families, including families with income above 200% FPL and at or below […]

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