Early Childhood Community Networks

The Early Childhood Network is a collaborative effort to lead the reforms called for by the Louisiana Early Childhood Education Act (Act 3 of the 2012 legislative session). The Children's Coalition serves as the Lead Agency for three early childhood networks. This includes many partner programs in the region, including every pre-kindergarten program in a public school, every private school participating in the Nonpublic School Early Childhood Development (NSECD), every Head Start program, and Early Head Start program, child care centers that accept Child Care Assistance, and the Early Steps program.

RICH Network - Richland Parish Early Childhood Community Network

The goal of the RICH Network is to make high-quality, early care and education available to all eligible children in Richland Parish, so they enter kindergarten healthy and ready for success. Part of that goal is to also help families make the best choices for their early learner's education, and to be involved in supporting their child's early development.

Follow this link for a listing of Early Childhood Programs in Richland Parish and to begin the online application process. http://www.richearlychildhood.com/

MORE Network - Morehouse Parish Early Childhood Community Network

The Morehouse Parish Early Childhood Community Network wants MORE for the children of Morehouse parish. The network includes all publicly funded early childhood programs in Morehouse parish, by working together these programs hope to make high quality early care and education available to all children in Morehouse parish so that all children will enter kindergarten healthy and ready for success.

MORE Common Enrollment Application

MORE Early Childhood & Preschool Roundup Information 

OPENetwork - Ouachita Parish Early Childhood Network

OPENetwork stands for Ouachita Parish Early Childhood Network.  OPENetwork’s goal is to make high quality early care and education available to all children in Ouachita Parish and that all children will enter kindergarten healthy and ready for success. OPENetwork works to help families to make the best quality choice for their child’s early care and education and to be involved in supporting their child’s early development.

For a listing of Early Childhood Programs in Ouachita Parish and to begin the application process visit http://qualityismychoice.com/

OPENetwork Common Enrollment Application 

OPENetwork Early Childhood & Preschool Roundup Information