Data and Research
Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) collects statewide data on the supply and demand of licensed or certified child care. CCR&R can provide statistical information about child care in Arizona for organizations that are developing strategies or initiatives to improve the quality of child care in Arizona. CCR&R is also able to provide a mailing list of providers for non-commercial use.
For mailing lists or statistical requests in Apache, Coconino, Gila, Maricopa, Navajo, Pinal or Yavapai counties, please contact Becky Hancock, Program Coordinator at email@example.com or by calling 480-829-0500 ext 1218.
For mailing lists or statistical requests in Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Mohave, Pima, Santa Cruz or Yuma counties, please contact Michelle Saint Hilarie, Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 520-320-4038.
Early Childhood research is critical to support high-quality, effective early childhood education for all young children. Such education enhances their physical, cognitive, and social development, and subsequent success in school and later life. Research has shown that 90% of a child’s critical brain development happens by age five. Below are some resources where you can find more information about early childhood research.
First Things First (FTF):
National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER):
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, a publication of NAEYC: