Welcome to the NCECP
Our mission is to improve the quality of care for all children.

Celebrating our 21st Year!—We strive to fulfill our mission by providing quality, professional, accessible and affordable educational and cultural programs to those who help shape the lives of children -- teachers, communities, and of course, families.  We've been doing this since 1991 and are proud to offer you the following services .

The National Coalition for Educational and Cultural Programs, Inc. (NCECP) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

Distance Education Courses,  Nationwide

NCECPADVERT1The NCECP Distance Education Program brings education and training to the doorsteps of Early Childhood Professionals throughout the United States. With Distance Education, quality training is available at any time, in any location, and it is affordable. For a listing of courses and pricing information, click on Distance Ed.

Major the Polar Bear Scholarship for Massachusetts' Residents

NCECP established a scholarship in honor of the late Polar Bear, Major, from the Stone Zoo.  The $1,000.00/per year scholarship is awarded to a high school graduate who will be going on to college and studying in the field of animal husbandry or environmental sciences.  For scholarship information and an application, click on Scholarship.

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Limited edition “Major” wooden keepsake produced by “Cat’s Meow Village” exclusively to raise funds for the Major, the Polar Bear Scholarship. This authentic collectible is available for $15 (S&H included) by check or money order to: NCECP, PO Box 80255, Stoneham, MA   02180. All proceeds will ensure the future of this annual award.