Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)
AMI/USA represents the Association Montessori International in the United States, bringing the principles of Dr. Montessori to the education of children. Founded in 1929, AMI maintains the integrity of Dr. Montessori’s approach and life’s work. This website is full of information specific to the Montessori approach to education. It contains information for families, prospective teachers, and current schools. If you are looking for reputable information about Montessori, Dr. Maria Montessori, or Montessori in the home, this is the place to start!
Bright from the Start (BFTS)
Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is responsible for meeting the child care and early education needs of Georgia’s children and their families. This is the organization that licenses and regulates all child care facilities throughout the state of Georgia. The website contains valuable information for parents regarding State licensing guidelines, child care programs, Georgia Early Learning Development Standards (GELDS), etc.
CDC-Center for Disease Control
The Center for Disease Control seeks to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the United States. The website is full of important information for families including diseases, healthy living, emergency preparedness, immunizations, etc.
Georgia Department of Law: Car Seat Laws
Georgia Department of Law’s Consumer Protection Unit is the consumer protection agency for the State of Georgia. They help protect consumers from unfair and deceptive acts and practices in consumer transactions. We investigate consumer problems, monitor the marketplace to promote fair and honest competition, take enforcement action against violators and publish consumer education materials and alert warnings. This link will take you directly to important information regarding child car seat regulations for the types of car seats needed at certain age intervals, proper installation of car seats, how to choose an appropriate car seat, etc.
Gwinnett County Government
This is the official Web site of the Gwinnett County Government. On this site, you’ll find lots of information about government services and operations, with links to many public and private agencies in Gwinnett County including Fire and Emergency Services, Child and Family Services, Community Services, etc.
Gwinnett County Health Department
The Gwinnett, Newton, & Rockdale County Health Departments work to protect and improve the health of those who work, live, and play in our community, and continually strive to meet the varied health needs of residents and visitors. This website is full of information for families regarding health care including immunizations, dental exams, health exams, etc.
Gwinnett County Public Library
Gwinnett County Public Library has branches throughout Gwinnett County, including the city of Suwanee. Exposing young children to a wealth of literature at an early age is often crucial to their success in school. This website includes branch locations, registration for library services, online catalog, special events, etc.
City of Suwanee
The City of Suwanee has created their own city website full of valuable information for the residents of Suwanee, Georgia. The website includes city events, links to local businesses, connection to city government including Police Department, City Hall, parks, Chamber of Commerce, etc.
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
The mission of the USDA is to provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management. The website contains many links to important information regarding food safety, child nutrition programs, conservation, etc.