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The Institute for Childhood Preparedness fosters relationships with value-driven companies, brands, and communities. Our partnerships and collaborations aim to engage teachers, child care professionals, Head Start leaders, parents, staff, and students in meaningful learning experiences. If you are interested in forming a partnership with us or collaborating on a project, please contact for more information.


Region II Head Start Association

Florida Association for the Education of Young Children (FLAEYC)

Sesame Street in Communities


National Environmental Health Association


Many thanks to the Abilities Network for allowing us to bring this important training to you!

Please check out all the upcoming trainings they have available at:

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We have collaborated with Kids and Cars to create an informational flyer on heatstroke featured in newspapers around the country and a free online course.


Click on the images to see the online course or download the flyer.

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heatstroke awareness tips

We collaborated with Autism Little Learners to create a free online course and a series of social stories to help children prepare for safety and emergency preparedness drills: Fire Drills, Active Shooter Preparedness Drills (Bees to a Beehive), Wildfires, Hurricanes and Tornado Drills.


Click on the images to see the online course or download the social stories.

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fire drill social story
hurricane social story
wilfire evacuation social story
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We have collaborated with Cupid's Sting to develop an online course on Domestic Violence Issues and Awareness as a part of our Coronavirus Training Bundle.

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deomestic violence issues and awareness

In partnership with the Institute  for Childhood Preparedness, the Children's Burn Foundation mission is to prevent the pain and trauma of burn injuries to children, and to heal and give children who have suffered severe burns the opportunity to reach their full potential, physically, psychologically, and socially.

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This free course features a conversation between the Institute for Childhood Preparedness’ Executive Director, Andrew Roszak, and Dr. Brent Kaziny of Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Kaziny shares his experience as a practicing physician specializing in pediatrics and also as a father of two young children.

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In partnership with the Institute for Childhood Preparedness, Safe Ride 4 Kids, has developed an online course on car seat safety and provided some tips for parents to consider when installing a car seat or transitioning children between seats.

Click on the image to the right to download these tips and click the online course to find out more

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installing child car seats

Institute for Childhood Preparedness Executive Director Andrew Roszak discusses the impact of coronavirus on mental health. Ryann Summers is our guest from All Mental Health, a technology driven nonprofit with a mission to increase access to mental health education:

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Would you know what to do if you found yourself in the middle of a mass shooting? Institute for Childhood Preparedness Executive Director Andrew Roszak interviewed Route 91 Harvest Music Festival survivor Lacey Newman about her experience dealing with a gunshot wound to the leg while escaping a shooter in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017.

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In association with HiMama, The Institute for Childhood Preparedness contributed to the 2020, 2021- 2022 North American Child Care Sector Benchmark Report. The report offers insight into some of the biggest questions on childcare.

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The Institute for Childhood Preparedness has partnered with Signs That Save to create a free course to help educate parents, early childhood professionals, caregivers, and the general public about protecting children and preventing unnecessary tragedies from occurring.

Click on the image to see the online course.

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Events we have supported

Weather the Storm the 1st Annual SW DC Disaster Preparedness Festival


Wisconsin Head Start Association Conference

Gryphon House: Preschool Preparedness for an Emergency: Preparing Childhood Professionals for the Worst-Case Scenario

Funshine: Planning for Fall 2020: Classroom Safety Across the Country Amidst the COVID Crisis

Child and Family Resources S.H.I.N.E Award

Region II Head Start Association Conference

HiMama Expert Panel: Insights On Child Care & 2020 [Webinar]

COVID-19 Charting the Course for Childcare with The Business Leadership Institute for Early Learning (BLI), University of Miami School of Medicine, Mailman Center for Child Development

Safety for All: A Blueprint for Schools and Outside Agencies Working Together

National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) Conference



The Institute for Childhood Preparedness is proud to work with  companies, organizations, and individuals that align with our audience's core values.

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