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


Sesame Street in Communities

Florida Association for the Education of Young Children (FLAEYC)

National Environmental Health Association



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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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), and Tornado Drills.


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

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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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In partnership with the Institute  for Childhood Preparedness, StepAhead works to ensure early childhood professionals, teachers, etc. have access to the proper communication channel to make certain families, staff and the community are informed in a timely, reliable and consistent manner.


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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Institute for Childhood Preparedness Executive Director Andrew Roszak discusses the impact of coronavirus on mental health. Ryann Summers 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 North American Child Care Sector Benchmark Report. The report offers insight into some of the biggest questions on childcare and covers the impacts of COVID-19 on childcare during 2020.


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.

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Events we have supported

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

Dec. 2020

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

Aug. 2020

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

Oct. 2019

Region II Head Start Association Conference

Nov. 2019

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

Nov. 2020

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

Aug. 2020

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

Oct. 2019

National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) Conference

July 2018

2020 Annual FLAEYC Conference (Virtual)

Oct. 2020

Florida Head Start Association Conference

March 2020

QRIS Build Conference

June 2019

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

Sept. 2020

Wisconsin Head Start Association Conference

Feb. 2020

National Head Start Conference

Apr. 2019



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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