FACCM Membership Benefits
Founded in 1988 by child care business owners who needed a greater advocacy voice, shared resources, and a pathway to higher quality, FACCM has evolved into the leader of the child care industry. Today, FACCM represents every segment of the child care industry whose members operate over 1,000 centers, employ over 12,000 staff, and care for over 135,000 children from birth through school-age.
FACCM advocacy is rooted in:
Responsible regulation and legislation.
Appropriate funding for early learning programs with higher reimbursement rates.
Providing positive learning experiences through accreditation.
Professional development, shared resources, and partnering with all in the early learning industry.
Your Business. Your Priorities. Your Voice.
APPLE (Accredited Professional Preschool Learning Environment) Accreditation, an opportunity afforded to all FACCM Members, is a national early learning program that recognizes early learning centers for operating high quality programs. Established in 1999, APPLE is the largest accrediting body in the state of Florida with over 700 accredited programs including schools in Oklahoma and Minnesota. APPLE Accreditation is recognized by the Department of Defense and partners with the prestigious Middle States Association (MSA) to provide early learning programs a pathway to accreditation for elementary age programs. APPLE was developed by owners and operators of early learning centers and is grounded in the unique perspective of the business of childcare.
FACCM Members can save up to $995 per year with a 50% OFF Annual Plan Discount on Learning Beyond Early Learning Curriculum. Developed by Florida leaders in early learning with decades of experience in organizations such as the Department of Education, early learning coalitions, school districts, and as owners and directors, Learning Beyond’s revolutionary online curriculum was designed to bring early learning curriculum into the 21st century. Teachers get access to 52 weeks of Lesson Plans and over 4,000 Daily Activities in a developmental progression for infants to pre-kindergarten, with integrated standards, learning support, social-emotional development, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM), and a Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) focus throughout. Teacher training is embedded in each activity, and professional development is included free, building capacity in teachers, and ensuring their success. Keep families engaged with At Home Newsletters and save time using Materials Lists and fulfillment available from Lakeshore Learning. Discover what Learning Beyond’s Early Learning Curriculum can do for your center! Current FACCM Members can access this discount in the Member Hub today! Have questions? Our team is ready to help! Contact Erica Soltis at 1-833-452-7669 or at email@example.com. It’s time to GO BEYOND.
Credomatic-$100 discount towards new and renewal FACCM Memberships
Credomatic Merchant Services has partnered with FACCM in order to provide best in class customer service to you as a FACCM member. Whether your business is already accepting credit cards or not, Credomatic is ready to ensure you enjoy full service and support at all levels. Our industry experts share a strong commitment to delivering cutting edge products and services that meet your every need. Over 100+ FACCM schools have switched to Credomatic for credit card processing and have saved thousands! Credomatic is offering a $100 discount towards new and renewal FACCM Memberships for programs who contact Moises Sanchez at 305-389-2720 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ODP Business Solutions Discount Program (Formerly Office Depot)
Save up to 75% off on office, home and school supplies online at ODP Business Solutions (formerly Office Depot Business Solutions)! Enjoy exclusive pricing and discounts on office essentials, toner, paper, cleaning products, breakroom items and more.
Avis/Budget Rental Car
FACCM members save up to 30% off with exclusive negotiated rates or the lowest promotional rate, plus other great benefits!
Save 15% on America’s go-to for high-quality cut flowers & beautiful plants. Deliver a smile for every occasion!
Harry & David
Save 15% on the finest handpicked, packed & crafted fruit & gourmet delights!
FACCM members save 10% off all products with free samples, free art preparation & over 25,000 items to choose from. This is great for new family gifts, teacher appreciation gifts, and showing your APPLE Accreditation and School pride.
Discount School Supplies
Discount School Supply prides themselves on offering the lowest prices on school supplies and equipment for early childhood educators. FACCM has negotiated a 15% across the board for all in stock items. FACCM Members receive free shipping on all items over $79. It is a great idea to sign up to receive their weekly e-newsletters to get their sale items.
FACCM has partnered with ChildCraft to bring you more savings! When purchasing new school items from Childcraft; you will receive a major discount of 32% of supplies and free shipping at $49. FACCM members will also receive 15% of furniture and free shipping, if more than $500. We have a special code to use when checking out. Find it in the members only area.
FACCM has an exclusive partnership with LifeCubby that will save you money while making your life easier. LifeCubby has the most comprehensive daily sheets, meals, naps, bottles, diapers, medications, photos, lesson plans, notes, reports, and more! LifeCubby includes: tuition processing and billing, parent communication, portfolios, photos and videos, and more. LifeCubby makes communication with your parents easier and more inclusive.
FACCM Members can provide their teachers and staff with a valuable prescription drug card as part of their benefits for free. This is a totally free benefit that certainly everyone will use.
FACCM has partnered with Plastridge Insurance to bring protection to your facility. Plastridge Insurance Agency has served the South Florida community with a lasting commitment to integrity and trust. They have identified a significant gap in service in the child care industry with regards to insurance and have had tremendous success in improving insurance programs and providing the service necessary so that our clients can focus on what is really important. Contact Andrew today for a FREE policy review!
Becker's School Supplies
Any item selected from our 2020-2021 product offerings will have a quoted discount of 17% off the regular (REG) prices. As a family owned company for 92 years, Becker's takes pride in everything we do and are known for their attention to service and customer satisfaction. Becker's offers multiple options for placing orders including online, email, telephone, fax and catalog. Becker's offers FREE DELIVERY on orders over $99 on items such as curriculum materials, manipulatives, games, and arts & crafts.
One Beat Medical is a trusted & leading medical supply and training company based in Florida. We sell top brands & products plus offer a 5 year warranty. Visit us today.
FACCM is an International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Accredited Provider. This prestigious accreditation indicates CORE’s, FACCM's continuing education component, commitment to delivering high quality instruction in all its learning formats. Continuing Education Units (CEUs), issued by FACCM, are accepted by most regulatory agencies for credential renewal.
FACCM Members have access to an exclusive online members only community of owners, operators, and directors. This forum facilitates conversation on various child care industry topics, issues, and trends, with a directory containing all members available in the Members only Hub.