Eco-Healthy Child Care® Endorsement  Form/Application

Please answer all questions on the form below. 

To qualify for the two-year eco-healthy endorsement:

  • The child care facility must comply with at least 30 of 35 items including #2, #8, #17, #18 and #19 which are required.
  • One staff member from the child care facility must successfully complete the Protecting Children’s Environmental Health E-Course. (Child care facilities that are submitting a renewal endorsement application must also meet this requirement.) The course is offered in English and Spanish on the ProSolutions platform and has been approved for adult learning clock hours.

All EHCC checklist items comply with Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards, online database.

As part of Eco-Healthy Child Care® quality control, a select number of endorsed sites are randomly chosen for a virtual technical assistance call. By submitting this checklist and payment, you agree to participate in the virtual technical assistance if chosen (no additional charge). Click to learn more.



Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing of your checklist/endorsement form.

By meeting the criteria outlined on the checklist, including gathering the necessary signatures, completing the Protecting Children's Environmental Health E-Course ($30 for 3-hour session), and submitting the $25/$50 endorsement fee, your facility will receive the 2-year Eco-Healthy Child Care® endorsement certificate and monthly Eco-Healthy Hot Tip emails.

*Facilities that submit for renewed endorsement before their current one expires will receive a $10 refund of their endorsement fee once a submitted application is reviewed and processed.