The National Coalition for Campus Children's Centers (N4C) is a nonprofit educational membership organization supporting excellence in programs for young children in communities of higher learning by providing opportunities for leadership, professional development, research, networking, and advocacy.

Our members are faculty, directors, administrators, and teachers from centers with diverse organizational, funding, and program structures at university and college campuses from across the United States and Canada.

  • Center Directors Connect and Consult with peers across the USA via the active listserv.
  • Faculty Stay Connected to practitioners and current topics in campus programs.
  • Become Better Leaders through live events and on-line documents and resources.
  • Associates Develop and Train to become the future leaders in campus Childcare and administration.
  • Ensure the Circle of Success with the support of a strong national network of professionals that are invested in the quality and access of education provided to students, student parents and children alike.

Benefits of N4C Membership

  • N4C members receive discounts on conference attendance and products offered by our corporate sponsors.
  • Unlimited access to the N4C listserv which provides a forum for asking questions and sharing information.
  • As an early childhood professional stay informed about early childhood grants, awards and legislation affecting early childhood care and education.
  • Receive a complimentary subscription to Child Care Information Exchange. N4C's preferred method of payment is credit card.
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N4C’s annual spring conference affords opportunities for professional development, leadership recognition, networking, and resource sharing through a wide range of workshops, presentations and keynote addresses by researchers, authors and practitioners in early childhood care and education.

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N4C Awards

2020 Program of the Year

The Ruth Staples Child Development Lab School at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln



About N4C!

Inside look at Campus Centers and the directors and teachers behind them!



N4C Conference 2017

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