Knowledge Creates Action

The Georgia Child Care Association advocates year round for the Early Education industry.  With a unified voice, we educate the needs of our members to Georgia's legislators and regulators. GCCA takes action on behalf of our member owners and operators allowing them to focus on what they do best - positively impacting the future of Georgia's children.

Legislative Activity

GCCA works to educate and advocate for our industry with Georgia's legislators and key policy makers throughout the year.

Child Care Licensing

We help ensure you've got the tools necessary to meet DECAL requirements.

Quality Rated

Quality Rated assigns a rating to programs that meet a set of defined standards. By participating in Georgia’s voluntary Quality Rated, providers are demonstrating their goals of continuous quality improvement.


GCCA strongly advocates for critical funding for this jobs program that provide child care assistance for families to go to work and school.

Georgia Pre-Kindergarten

GCCA works diligently to improve Georgia Pre-K funding and work with DECAL on business friendly policies to support  private providers. GCCA educates lawmakers about the necessity of early investment.


GCCA emphasizes the need for all programs that work with young children to have minimum health and safety requirements.

Criminal Background Checks

As your trusted advisor, GCCA is available to help you understand the impact of federal and state legislation around criminal background check requirements and clarify the difference between comprehensive and local criminal background checks.