State System Development

The Iowa Department of Management’s website and many of our applications will be unavailable Thanksgiving weekend (5pm Wednesday evening through Sunday evening, November 30) due to scheduled maintenance. Updates on the restoration of service following maintenance will be available on Friday November 28th. Please check the Public Self Service Portal at for updates or to submit a Service Request. Thank you.


Early Childhood Iowa Stakeholders Alliance

Early Childhood Iowa Steering Committee

Early Childhood Iowa Component Groups - The structure of ECI includes six system component groups that describe the necessary elements of an effective and comprehensive Early Care, Health and Education system. Membership in each component group is open to anyone with an interest in one of the six component areas. Visit the component group pages below to learn about group activities, meeting materials and view products.

Component Group Updates


Early Childhood Advisory Council Grant