Association History

Founded in 1993 by dedicated family child care providers who wanted to provide a voice that not only advocated on behalf of themselves, but also for the parents and children of whom they cared for; Home Child Care Providers Association (HCCPA) of NE Hillborough County is a source of information and support for any interested providers or parents in the surrounding area.

HCCPA of NE Hillsborough County is comprised of a diverse group of women and men who have varying degrees of formal education as well as extensive training in early childhood development.  We care for children ages 0 – 13 from diverse ethnic backgrounds and family dynamics.

Association Mission Statement: It is our mission to provide the highest quality of child care to the families we serve by continuously exceeding the required provider trainings per year; providing moral support to the families that we serve and to each other; and staying infomed of any and all changes that may affect the profession and education of our children by maintaining membership in Home Child Care Providers Association (HCCPA) of NE Hillborough County and National Association of Family Child Care.
Mission Statement

Association Executive Board Members Experience and Background

Association President- Cynthia Chipp has fifteen years of experience in the childcare field. Her background includes Bachelor’s of Art Degree in Early Childhood Education, Certified Mentor, NAFFCC Observer, Second-Helping Trainer.

Vice President- Sylvia Castillo has over ten years in the childcare field. Her background includes Associate of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education, National CDA Credential, Florida Director’s Credential, Second-Helping Trainer.

Secretary- Shawne Acey has four years of experience in the childcare profession. Her background includes a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Information Systems, National CDA Credential, Florida VPK Endorsed Director’s Credential.

Treasurer- Annette Eberhart has over eight years in the childcare field. Her background includes an Associates Degree in Computer Networking, National CDA and Florida Director’s Credential.

Association Executive Board Contact Information

President- Cynthia Chipp Phone Number 813 632-3229

Email Address schipp1@tampabay.rr.com

Vice President- Sylvia Castillo -Phone Number 813 932-6135

Email Address scastillo8@verizon.net

Secretary- Shawne Acey Phone Number 813 857-6053

Email Address sacey423@gmail.com

Treasurer – Annette Eberhart Phone Number 813 972-8272

Email Address annettee05@gmail.com

Membership-Lucretia Jermone Phone Number 813 741-2914

Email Address tjerome757@gmail.com

Professional Development -Noami Thompson Phone Number 813 932-0696

Email Address naomithompson@ymail.com

State Chapter Representative- Latonya Campbell Phone Number 813 447-6196

Email Address mocha7210@yahoo.com