Association for Child Development

Establishing healthy eating habits to last a lifetime.

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The Association for Child Development (ACD) is a nonprofit organization that educates parents and caregivers about nutrition to promote the development of children and establish healthy eating habits to last a lifetime. ACD's primary responsibility is administering one of the largest sponsorships of the Child and Adult Care Food Program in the nation, serving both the states of Illinois and Michigan. By monitoring more than 2,500 child care homes and 150 child care centers and preparing monthly reimbursement checks for each, ACD ensures that nearly 36,000 children receive nutritious meals and snacks each day!
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Illinois

Learn more about our in-person and online training opportunities available to parents and providers exclusive to Illinois.
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Michigan

Learn more about our in-person and online training opportunities available to parents and providers exclusive to Michigan.
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Resources

Gain access to training, educational articles, current guides, healthy recipes and a vast library of online and printable resources.
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