Ways to Celebrate
Provider Appreciation Day® is a special day in May to recognize child care providers, teachers and other educators of young children everywhere.
Started in 1996 by a group of volunteers in New Jersey, Provider Appreciation Day is appropriately celebrated each year on the Friday before Mother’s Day. The founding organizers saw the need to recognize the tireless efforts of providers who care for children of working parents. Momentum and support for this event has grown each year and recognition presently includes individuals and government organizations throughout the United States.
It’s important that we recognize the value our our child care providers year round. One way to do that is by nominating them for Provider of the Month.