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Gold Level Partners



Taylor English Duma LLP is a full-service law firm built from the ground up to provide highest-quality legal services for optimal value. The firm was founded in 2005 and its attorneys work each day to provide timely, creative and cost-effective counsel to help clients solve problems and achieve goals. Taylor English represents all types of clients from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups to individuals.


Deborah A. Ausburn

Phone: 678.336.7263




Early Learning Technology Solutions

Kid Orange Tech provides kid-friendly, 100% educational technology solutions to support classrooms and parents. As technology plays an increasing role in children's everyday lives, it is important to ensure their experiences are safe and that their screen time has an educational purpose. In the rapidly changing and ever expanding world of available technology resources, this can pose a challenge to educators and parents as they strive to find age-appropriate content and interactive hardware for early learners.

The most powerful use of technology for children is when it is used to connect educators and parents to easily communicate learning goals so that a parent can reinforce what is being taught in school.




Power Web Videos is a video strategy company. Power Web VIdeos creates, produces & manages your on-line video strategy. Regent Ducas is the President and Founder of Power Web Videos. Regent has won 3 Emmy Awards in his broadcast career and now puts that experience to work for businesses, organizations and companies of all shapes and sizes. Power Web Videos has over three dozen preschool clients around the country including several in Georgia.  To see examples visit Please  don't hesitate to call Power Web Videos for a free consultation. You can reach us at 972-322-9184 OR 850-200-4711


Silver Level Partners


Parker Young Construction – Fire Star

24-Hour Emergency Response 1-888-303-9288

With our 25 years of expertise we are proudly serving as the premiere Disaster Repair Contractor in Georgia & the Southeast.

Contact: Erin McKneely
Phone: 404-805-5616


Southern Transportation Sales

Southern Transportation Sales (STS) has been providing buses to the daycare industry since 2003. Jeff Young, owner of STS, has been serving this industry since 1992. Located in Conyers, GA, STS is an Atlanta Based company but serves the entire Southeast.

It has been our pleasure to serve the membership of the Georgia Child Care Association over the last 12 years, providing sales and service to its members. We have special discounted pricing for members of GCCA. We specialize in pre-owned inventory but can also provide new buses.

Please contact Jeff Young at:
Phone: 770-922-0099

Food, Beverage, Paper & Cleaning Supplies


Total low cost provider of food, juice and paper products. GCCA exclusive introductory offer for our members 25% off when you purchase 1 case from each of the following categories: juice, gloves and can liners. Call 770-682-8880 and find out how Pure Fun can save your center money on your food and paper bills.

Todd Harrison
Phone: 770-682-8880



Providing innovative insurance protection for over 32 years, Phoenix Associates has specialized resources to offer a complete insurance program that provides the protection needed for today’s modern child care centers and private schools.

Donna Marcus
Phone: 770-973-4000


Experienced labor attorneys specializing in labor and employment issues, immigration, employee benefits and policies, civil rights, hour and wage and other employment problems. Labor issues arise quickly and the responsive attorneys at Fisher & Phillips will help employers maximize and protect their rights.

Bert Brannen
Phone: 404-231-1400


Protecting more than 2000 childcare centers across the United States. McDonald insurance agency understands the child care industry and helps clients to mitigate risk and reduce insurance claims, guides customers on policies and procedures to ensure both child and employee safety are maximized.

Bill McDonald
Phone: 1-888-255-5669

Strawn & Co., Insurance - Agents - Brokers - Risk Managers

Strawn & Co. Insurance

Founded in 1972, Strawn & Co., Insurance focuses on delivering an insurance program designed to meet the needs of child care centers across Georgia. Having developed relationships with multiple insurance carriers, Strawn & Co., Insurance has access to numerous insurance products designed specifically for child care facilities. Our goal is to partner with you to not only deliver insurance coverage, but also the service to help minimize your expenses and exposure to loss.

John Wadsworth
Phone: 770-353-0033

The Shiloh Group, LLC

The Shiloh Group is an agency that has taken the concept of employee benefits to a new level. Since 1986, we have built a portfolio of clients in 32 states, and a name unmarred in all aspects. Specializing in daycares, we offer the most up-to-date and innovative employee benefit package in the industry with little or no cost to the employer.

Phone: 1-888-237-8989



Finger Guard USA


How often do we think of a door as a danger to personal safety and a potential source of serious injury and how being unaware of this hazard could be a threat to the very survival of a small business? It doesn’t take much, as simple as a misplaced finger or a momentary lapse in judgment. It can be caused by someone else’s careless mistake, or even a mistake of your own. Door related injuries happen in a matter of seconds and safety is often neglected until an accident occurs. Stay safe with FingerguardUSA.

FingerguardUSA offers a wide variety of door safety guards for almost any application. We cater to Daycare Centers, Hospitals, Restaurants, Schools, Churches and Homes. We deliver cost effect, high quality products with great customer service.


Security - Loss Prevention

Georgia's Leader in Providing Daycare Centers with Security Solutions

Hawkeye Security Depot is the largest nationwide security surveillance provider for businesses.  We specialize in daycare centers who need security 24 hours/7 days per week. We offer free security consultation where we come out and custom design your system based on your facility’s needs. We offer security camera systems, access control, alarms and alarm monitoring. We specialize in HD /1080p quality security video with the accessibility to view remotely from any Internet connection including any cpu, tablets and all smartphone devices. Security and liability are big concerns for all daycare centers. Let us help you with these areas and show you how we have helped daycare centers licensed for 10 kids and up to academy’s licensed for up to 350 kids lower their liability rates and secure their business.

Take advantage of special promotions only through GCCA:

10% off all Security Camera orders

5% all access control orders

$20 / month alarm monitoring with no contract


Please mention promo code : GCCA ONLY , when calling to schedule an appointment


Call today for your free security analysis. No cost or obligation.  770-650-2669 and visit us on the web




Noah V. Kimberlain

Marketing Director

888-650-2666  / Fax: 877-650-7340


Fingershield ™ LLC is the Authorized Reseller in North America for  Fingershield ™ Safety (UK) door finger guards.


We are based in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida and the door finger guards ship from a storage facility in Jacksonville, Florida


The Fingershield ™ door finger guards were first shipped in the UK in 1999 and in the USA in 2004.


Over a million have been installed in Europe and North America.


They are the most durable door finger guards on the market and have been independently tested to 1.8 million openings and closings. The test was discontinued at this point and “there had not been any breakage or splitting of the device”. View


Because of their proven durability the Fingershield ™ door finger guards have an unrivalled Ten Year WarrantyView


They have been fully tested and approved by Underwriters Laboratories (UL). “These devices may be used with UL Classified Fire Doors and Frames rated up to 4 h.” View


They are very easy to install. View For enhanced viewing please click the “Full screen” box in the bottom right corner of the video.


Fingershield LLC

Phone: (904) 962-2688

Fax: (904) 212-0940




Home Owners Insurance, Residential Insurance, Auto Insurance, Business Insurance – Athens, GA – Chastain & Associate

Chastain & Associates Insurance has been insuring the Athens and northeast Georgia area for over 100 years. Our success is a direct result of the relationships we develop with our customers and our insurance companies.

Chastain & Associates Insurance Agency, Inc. acquired Charles Parrott & Associates (est. 1925), Ivey & Company (est. 1958), Smith-Boley-Brown Insurance (est. 1908) and Anderson Insurance (est. 1977).  Our professional staff of over 30 licensed agents have an average of 20 years experience serving customers in northeast Georgia.

Athens, GA

272 W Hancock Ave
P.O.Box 1908
Athens, GA 30603
FAX 706-543-4847
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Lawrenceville, GA

253 W. Crogan Street
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
FAX 678-407-4745
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Discount School Supply offers a wide range of educational products: Arts &Crafts, Infant & Toddler, Dramatic Play, Active Play, Manipulatives, Curriculum Support and Furniture all at incredible prices.

GCCA members recieve a 17% discount and free freight on instock orders over $79.00.

Jeff Preston
Phone: 615-934-7219

Thirty-One Gifts offers fun and functional solutions to make your life a little easier! Whether you're looking for organization, style or the perfect gift for a business owner or someone special, Thirty-One has the solution! Our products include totes and purses to wear out and about, thermals to keep drinks and food hot or cold, and organizational items to help keep your home, office, classroom neat and tidy. You can also personalize your totes with our unique personalization options. We have monthly specials just for our customers, so be sure to check my website each month!

10% will be donated back to GCCA! Be sure to click on GCCA link under "my parties".

Crystal Johnson, Independent Executive Director
Phone: 404-695-6523

Happi-Nappi is very proud to tell you that our products hold up to the wear and tear of the children and washing machine for several years due to our quality materials and sewing!

Products include: Tri-Fold Vinyl Rest Mat, Port-a-Crib Sheet, Cot Sheet, Mat Sheet, Nap Bag and Pocket Chair Bag.

"We love keeping your kids warm and secure"

Contact: Cynthia Talley or Leslie Mazzaglia

Cynthia Lea, Inc.
P.O. Box 770066
Memphis, TN

Toll-Free Phone: 877-763-0701
Memphis Phone: 901-794-0220
Fax: 901-794-7615

Products are made in America!!

Curriculum, Staffing, Training






The most affordable Bright from the Start approved Online Child Development Associate Training in GA”. BFTS approved means that you are eligible to apply for a scholarship to cover the $325.00 cost of the fi nal Direct Assessment by the CDA Council (Final Exam), and you can apply for $500.00 in incentives money from the State of Georgia.



  • Online CDA Coursework 120 Hrs: only $299.00 169 Hrs. of BFTS approved online courses.
  • CDA Renewal 45 Hrs: $149.00 1 Hour online: $10.00
  • All available 24/7 for one full year. 2 Hours or more: $8.00 per hour
  • * CDA and Renewal include individual courses 10 Hours: $69.00 that are approved by BFTS.
  • 120 Hours CDA Credential Training: $299
  • with Coaching and Portfolio Assistance: $399
  • 10 BFTS hours of Online training for up to 50 of your Center’s teachers: $999 **
  • 10 BFTS hours of Online training for up to 20 of your Center’s teachers: $499 **
  • ** Annual Subscription (access for one full year)


  • Bonnie’s Onsite Face to Face Workshops: $20.00 / 2Hr / Person

    (See for our on-site schedule)

    Bonnie Crowe, M.Ed
    Level 3 BFTS Approved Trainer in Georgia
    Phone: (770) 931-2888


Since 1966 ChildCare Careers (CCC) has served literally thousands of child care 
centers ranging from small single location centers to many of the largest national organizations.  CCC is the largest staffing firm dedicated to the child care field. CCC
provided fully qualified and pre-screened teachers, assistant teachers and site directors to child care centers.  CCC teachers are available on-demand, even same day, for short-term assignments, long-term assignments or permanent placements.  At CCC, we take customer satisfaction very seriously.  We track the performance of our substitutes and we assign a dedicated placement coordinator to each of our customers.  

Please call us when you're looking to full your temporary or permanent staffing needs.  We have the solution for you!

Melissa Musick
ChildCare Careers


Many of our organizations struggle with delinquent accounts that are 15, 30 and or even 60 days past due. Did you know that by offering your customers electronic payment processing options, like credit/debit and ACH, that you get paid faster and in full? That’s why we have partnered with Atlanta-based Bluefin Payment Systems, to offer GCCA members great rates and a variety of electronic payment products, from recurring billing, to virtual terminal and mobile payments, to online payments, to help you get paid on time every time. Bluefin serves childcare organizations across the U.S. and Canada. Get more information at or contact your Bluefin payment representative, Denise Kimble, directly at, or 800-675-6573, ext. 8536.



All GCCA members receive three (3) hours of no-cost training and discounted individual

professional development subscriptions from ChildCare Education Institute.


A BFTS-approved entity, ChildCare Education Institute provides quality online professional development programs, and is dedicated exclusively to the early care and education workforce. Over 100 English and Spanish child care training courses are available to meet BFTS, 

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Ant Hill Enterprises, LLC.

Ant Hill Enterprises, LLC aims to inspire and teach life lessons to youth and families through Ant Hill Live!, their broadway-style, interactive edutainment program featuring the loveable, larger-than-life characters, the Proverb Ants! When teamwork, obedience, and other lessons are applied, it will revolutionize lives and communities for the better. Come and see why thousands have experienced the active enjoyment of Ant Hill!


Please contact Jane Harris Hill   Phone: 770-598-6471 or  Email:


Over the years, Imagine That! and Future Tech has developed the best Art, Science, Programming, Robotics, and Technology programs offered in the Atlanta area. We offer Summer Camps, After School Classes and Programs, Saturday School, Homeschool, Preschool Programs, Birthday Parties, Winter Break Camps, and much more! We are in MANY locations throughout Atlanta.

We are dedicated to providing exciting, hands-on educational programs for children from ages 3 to 14. We desire to help your child to develop a love for learning! Our teachers love what they are teaching and we want your child to love it as much as they do! We engage each child in the learning process through multiple educational, age-appropriate pathways. They have the opportunity to explore, try, succeed, and learn from their own hands on investigation of what they are studying.




High Touch High Tech

High Touch High Tech

Since 1994, the degreed professionals of High Touch High Tech of Greater Atlanta have promoted the scientific and technological literacy among children in Metro Atlanta. We bring all of the supplies and materials for the children to conduct hands-on science experiments for Preschool – 8th Grade. Our programs are very participatory by each student; we are not a show of any kind. During the summer months, the same degreed professionals travel to daycare facilities as well as host locations for week long summer science camps.


Our field trip program comes to YOU!  Each field trip is based on high interest, age appropriate science concepts.  High Touch High Tech preschool programs last 45-60 minutes.  The cost is $8 per student (with a 60 student minimum charge), plus a one-time supply surcharge of $10 per day, not per student.  To view our Preschool Brochure and choose your desired program, please follow the link provided:

To view our Summer Day Care Brochure and choose your desired program, please follow the link provided:


Please call (770) 667-9443 or email us at for availability in your area. You can also visit our webpage and fill out the reservation link with your desired date and program.




Michael Weber


WEBEmergency Response Training

Michael Weber, a seasoned Firefighter & Paramedic for over 25 years brings his experience to your center to teach CPR/A.E.D, Basic First Aid, and the GA Mandated Fire Safety Classes...

It's not only Affordable, Convenient & Informative, It's Fun!

Day Care - Learning Center Prices (minimum price available - call for details):

CPR/AED and First Aid Only: $23.00/person • Fire Safety Only: $12.00/person

EXCLUSIVE SPECIAL: C.P.R. * 1st Aid * Fire Safety - $28.00/person

Call today to schedule your classes:
Michael Weber
Phone: 678-525-5251

**Prices may vary when I travel 35 or more miles outside Metro Atlanta**

Be Safe....Become "WEBER" Trained!


Gamble Law LLC

John B. Gamble, Jr. is the Founder and Principal of Gamble Law LLC, a full service litigation firm representing both businesses and individuals.  Mr. Gamble has more than 35 years of intensive experience in civil litigation, including federal and state trial court and appellate work throughout the U.S., with emphasis on complex civil litigation, whistleblower and other labor and employment-related claims.  Mr. Gamble has been often quoted in the press on various legal topics and has published numerous articles providing legal resources and information for both the Bar and the public.

 Mr. Gamble has been recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer, and is currently rated as an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating for legal competence and ethical integrity, as judged by his peers at the Bar.

Please let Gamble Law LLC help you!  Contact John B. Gamble at 404-924-4750

ProviderGuard™, from Guardian Care™

ProviderGuard™, from Guardian Care™ saves child care providers from losing thousands of dollars annually due to non-payment. Our easy to use, online application allows child care providers to pre-screen clients prior to accepting them. Report delinquent parents and alert the industry nationwide and Collect on past due debt at a flat rate, using DebtGuard™. Create and monitor claims online.

Stop the trend and prevent CHILD CARE HOPPERS with ProviderGuard™!

Phone: 888-316-3464


Since 1989, School Investment Properties, Inc. has sold over 800 Childcare Centers, Pre-schools, Private Schools and Montessori Schools to the complete satisfaction of both the buyer and the seller. We are established in 10 states and specialize in the sale of existing Child CareCenters and Pre-schools, using our own proven method.

Free & Confidential Business and Real Estate Valuations for All GCCA Members! NO Purchase, Sale or Refinance Necessary!

Contact: E.T. Strickland
Phone: 888-881-0118
Fax: 561-625-8799





Dear GCCA Members and Business Owners,

Morgan Stanley is proud to help sponsor the Georgia Child Care Association and help support the Child Care Providers in Georgia for all the work they do to foster quality, affordable and accessible child care for working parents.

I have a practice here at Morgan Stanley where I can assist Child Care Providers in several ways:

  • §  Cash and Liquidity Management
  • §  Retirement Planning for Small Business Owners:  SEP IRAs, Simple IRAs, Profit Sharing Accounts
  • §  Assist parents with college savings options:  Participating in Georgia’s Path2College 529 Plan and Coverdell Education Savings Accounts (CESA)
  • §  Financial Planning and Business Succession Planning

I have 20 years of experience across Capital Markets and Wealth Management working with institutional investors and private clients.   I can bring institutional level experience and market intelligence to bear in order to help manage assets and risk for my clients. 

I am happy to make myself available to GCCA Members and Business Owners that need consultation.  Feel free to call or email with any questions you may have or to schedule an appointment.

Best Regards,

Chad Burns

Financial Advisor

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 2000 | Atlanta, GA 30328

770.698.1661 Direct



My website:

Tax laws are complex and subject to change. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors and Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice and are not “fiduciaries” (under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code or otherwise) with respect to the services or activities described herein except as otherwise agreed to in writing by Morgan Stanley. This material was not intended or written to be used for the purpose of avoiding tax penalties that may be imposed on the taxpayer. Individuals are encouraged to consult their tax and legal advisors (a) before establishing a retirement plan or account, and (b) regarding any potential tax, ERISA and related consequences of any investments made under such plan or account

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC




Bringing Childcare Center Buyers and Sellers Together… from across the country

Are you ready to… Buy another Childcare Center… or Sell your Center?

We specialize in confidential: • Sales & Acquisitions • Valuations • Business Exit Planning

Business Exit Planning: For Childcare Center Owners considering selling within the next five years.

We know Childcare:
Phone: 770-410-7582


When planning to buy or sell a child care center, there is no substitute for an advisor with extensive experience and strong knowledge of the local market.

That person is Judy Mims, who, according to CoStar, has brokered the sale of more centers in metro Atlanta in the last two years than any other agent.

 You’re invited to reach out to Judy anytime to discuss the all-important value strategy for your child care center.


Judy J. Mims                                      Hugh T. Mims 

Associate Broker                                      Associate Agent

Child Care Properties                             Child Care Properties                       

404-876-1640 x 116                                    404-876-1640 x130                   

Bull Realty, Inc. 

50 Glenlake Parkway

Suite 650

Atlanta, GA  30328

Get paid on time – every time with new payment options for your parents!

  • The Georgia Child Care Association has partnered with Veracity Payment Solutions to offer you payment options including automatic payments, credit/debit and ACH that make it easier for your parents to pay you.  With Veracity’s program, you now have access to a host of exclusive discounts and services as a GCCA member. 

With our mobile marketing solution, FanConnect™, you can stay in touch with your parents with automated thank you notes, offers, special events and notices sent directly to their mobile devices.


Stay in touch with your parents and make it easier for them to pay you.

For more details or no obligation quote | 855.355.2666 ||

Visit to learn more about Veracity


Merchant's Way, Inc. provides merchant processing solutions for the small to large size businesses through alliances with major companies in the industry. 

Merchant's Way provides a complete suite of non cash payment options which include but are not limited to: Visa/MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners, JCB, Wright Express, Voyager and many more.  Merchant's Way also delivers products and services using a dedicated full time sales force that work directly with them.

Special Offer to GCCA Members:
  • Guaranteed 10% Savings Over Existing Program
  • Average 30% - 50%  Savings
  • Free Terminal
  • Free Paper
  • Live Installer
  • Personal Representative
  • Help GCCA
Merchant's Way Processing
(404) 915-9878

Maintenance, Cleaning, Pest Control

Marigold Pest Control

Marigold Pest Control

We focus on eliminating conditions that initially attract pests. Our product selection and application techniques work together to keep childcare facilities free from the nuisance of pests. This process minimizes the impact to children, staff members and the environment. 

Marigold is a proud Associate Partner of GCCA, we specialize in pest management in Childcare facilities and commercial environments.  We are offering a 1st month FREE enrollment and we

can be contacted for a no obligation assessment/inspection.  

"Jack is wonderful! He is very knowledgeable and helpful in every situation.  Always prompt and very conscientious when speaking with myself or one of our teachers."

Kelly Dougherty, Primrose School of Wade Green

To Schedule an initial consultation contact:

Cathy Meades

Zono Sanitech

New sanitizing system for child care centers: sanitizes without heat, steam, or harsh chemicals! ZONO systems save time and money while safely and effectively sanitizing items that bleach can’t reach: fabric, books, wood blocks, car seats, jumpers, plush toys, bedding, mats, costumes, puzzle pieces, and much, much more. Read our customer’s rave reviews at GCCA members receive free delivery and set-up.

For more information, please contact:

Walter Mann
Phone: 404-394-2232


Alliance Bus Group

Alliance Bus Group has one of the largest Inventories of New and Pre-Owned MFSAB Buses in the industry. Our Pre-owned buses have been gone through complete Safety and mechanical inspections assuring our Customers a Safe and Reliable Bus that will last for years to come! We also provide at no charge to you a 90 day Bumper to Bumper Warranty on most of our Pre-owned buses. We appreciate the opportunity to meet your Transportation Needs!

Donnie Wade
Serving South Georgia (South of I-20)
Direct: 404-389-1502
Toll Free: 888-304-1188
Donnie is our Newest Member of the Alliance Bus Group MFSAB team Please welcome him to the GCCA Family!

Frank Rousu
Serving North Georgia (North of I-20)
Direct: 404-389-1503
Toll Free: 888-304-1188
Frank has been Providing Safe Child Care Transportation since 1998

National Bus Sales & Leasing, Inc.

Georgia's Small bus Experts

For your transportation needs please contact Joe Lynch

Office: 770-422-8920 Fax: 770-422-9007
Direct: 770-795-4252  Fax: 770-795-4253
Toll Free: 1-800-282-7981

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Phone: (770) 752-4117
Fax: (770) 752-4207