resources for siskin &
LIttle miss mag staff

If the closure of Siskin Early Learning Center and Little Miss Mag have impacted you, the community would like to offer the below resources. This list will be updated, so please check back.


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contact 211

2-1-1 is a service operated by the United Way of Greater Chattanooga. If you experience lost wages due to the closure and need assistance with rent, car payments, food, etc – give 211 a call or send them an email. 

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Childcare Tn

Some jobs for child care are posted here.

Job Fair

job fair

There are many many early learning providers in Hamilton County who are a part of the Early Matters coalition. We will be hosting a job fair for child care teachers at which many of our partners will be available for you to talk to and ask questions. We want to do everything we can to keep your talents in early learning classrooms. 



raise your voice

We want to prevent future child cares from closing as well as fix the broken child care system once and for all. Join us in the current work of Early Matters and help our voices reach the people who need to hear.

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The Early Matters Quality Matters Fund (QMF) has many programs available to child care teachers, including FREE college tuition! If you live and work in Hamilton County child care, you are eligible for two free classes at Chatt State. And did you know? Two classes in early education is all it takes to get on the WAGE$ pay scale that puts money in your pocket twice per year. Learn more and apply: