2012 Butler Kids Newsletter
December 2012 Newsletter
2011 Butler Kids Newsletter
Community Partners in Early Childhood Education
The ARC of Butler is an organization of parents and advocates who are working together to make a difference for thsoe with developmental and/or related siablities. The group holds informational meetings bi-monthly to assist families in learning more about services and activities available in Butler County, along with other related topics of interest.
ECAAP (Early Childhood Association Apprenticeship Program)
Child Care Aware of Kansas
KDHE (Kansas Department of Health and Environment)
BCC (Butler Community College)
Children's Mercy Family Health Partners
Connecting PointSegwick County-based Connecting Point provides information and referrals for young children, answers questions and shares schedules for monthly developmental screening clinics.
Rainbows United, Inc.
In an effort to create a more sensitive and child-friendly enviornemnt, a group of Butler County citizens who work every day in the trenches of abuse have formed the Sunlight Children's Advocacy & Rights Foundation or SCARF.
If you haven't been to the new Andover Public Library, you are missing out! Located at 1511 E. Central, the library is beside Andover's wonderful park. The children's section of the library is toward the back of the corner, where you can look out and watch birds eating at the feeders. The library has allowed Smart Start to utilize their training room for free; they are wonderful partners!
Augusta Public Library is located at 1609 State Street in Augusta. The children's department is located on the lower level. Augusta Library staff have been great partners with Smart Start on activities, most recently our Butler Dads group worked with Augusta Library staff to hold the first Our Time: Dad and Me event in Augusta.
Bradford Memorial Library is located at 611 S. Washington in El Dorado. The children’s department is located on the lower level. Various story times are available. Bradford Memorial Library is one of the partners of the Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force and monthly meetings of the group are held in the library's Clymer Room. We have also held the Butler Dads event at the library.
School Districts In Butler County