Nanny Standards

Our published National Nanny Standards provide a comprehensive approach to childcare skills, child development and caregiving techniques.

Nanny Certifications

Our industry credentials include Certified Nanny (CNP and NS), Certified Newborn and Infant Care Professional (NICP and NIS) and Certified Professional Nanny (PNCP).

Annual Conference

The online Parent and Nanny Conference is held every September with 40+ online seminars in English and Spanish. Seminars focus on topics that elevate childcare.

Free Resources

The US Nanny Association is a trusted industry leader, collaborating with industry leaders and businesses to create and distribute valuable resources for parents, nannies, agencies and childcare service providers.

Member Library

For our individual and business members, we offer a digital library with 150+ on-demand webinars and resources to help parents, nannies and childcare businesses. The library is a comprehensive toolkit for enhancing knowledge and ensuring best practices.

Verify Nanny Certifications

Confirm a nanny, newborn and infant care provider or professional nanny has earned a US Nanny Association certification. Here we celebrate nannies who have demonstrated their knowledge, skills and commitment to provide high quality childcare.

Together We Elevate

Each other and the nanny industry

We support families

Parent resources include industry terms, job titles, example job descriptions, a step by step guide to hire a nanny and how to pick a reputable agency.

Resources to help parents

We empower nannies

Nanny resources include how to become a nanny, mandatory reporting, modernizing your nanny resume and a free class on nanny contracts.

Resources to help nannies

We advance skills

We collaborate with educators to promote high-quality classes and training programs. To promote your business, join as an organization member.

Partnering with educators

We promote others

We collaborate with agencies and businesses to promote products and services. Join as an organization member to promote your business.

Resources for businesses


Why Join the US Nanny Association?

The US Nanny Association unites parents, nannies and childcare professionals, working to promote resources, information, tools and opportunities that elevate our community.

Elevate the childcare industry

The US Nanny Association’s National Nanny Standards and Certification programs make being a nanny a ‘real’ job.


Everyone is welcome

We welcome US and international childcare providers, parents educators and business owners. We welcome everyone.


Employment resources

Managing an employee in a home creates a unique work environment. We provide members with expert tools and resources via our digital library.


Get member benefits

US Nanny Association members can use the member logo and get discounts on training and the annual Conference.


Join a community

Through its volunteers and members, the US Nanny Association works together for the respect and recognition of all childcare providers.


Get valuable resources

Members receive a monthly newsletter as well as monthly webinars and articles. Members also get discounts to attend the annual conference.

Get Certified by the US Nanny Association

Being a nanny is a huge responsibility. Families trust nannies with the care and well-being of their most precious family members – their children. To help parents find quality nannies, we have the highest requirements in our industry.
US Nanny Association credentials require training, work experience, passing a background check and passing an exam based on the national nanny standards. Earning industry certification, much like teachers, nurses and social workers, showcases your dedication and that you have demonstrate the skills needed to providing high-quality childcare.

Certified Nanny and Nanny Specialist

Nanny and Childcare Provider (NCP) and Nanny Specialist (NS)

The Nanny and Childcare Provider (NCP) certification is designed for nannies seeking to establish and maintain a safe, clean and healthy environment for children. Certified nannies usually seek part-time, full-time and /or summer or resort positions with families or employers. 

Certified Newborn and Infant Professional

Newborn and Infant Care
Professional (NICP and NIS)

The Newborn and Infant Care Professional (NICP) certification is designed for childcare providers specializing in preemies, newborns and infants. Many Newborn Care Specialists work overnight and/or as specialized nannies to assist new parents.


 Certified Professional Nanny

Professional Nanny and
Childcare Provider (PNCP)

The Professional Nanny and Childcare Provider (PNCP) certification is designed for for nannies seeking a career in childcare. Certified Professional Nannies meet the job requirements and have the specialized training desired by agencies, high net worth families and employers.

Annual Parent and Nanny Conference

From the comfort of your home, you can engage with childcare and parenting experts, nannies, parents and business owners. Conference attendees have 24/7 access to over 40 expert during the entire month of September. You can register today to attend or sponsor the event to share information about your business to our childcare community.

World Class Educators

The Parent and Nanny Conference speakers are the best of the best in our industry. From top universities and colleges to professional nannies with 20+ years of experience, our speakers cover the basics as well as emerging childcare topics.

Online and On-Demand

The Parent and Nanny Conference is a fully virtual experience. From the comfort of your own digital device, you will have 24/7 access to over 40 expert seminars and can attend live workshops and events.

Nanny Training & Continuing Education

The Parent and Nanny Conference provides participants with a certification of attendance. This documentation can be used for the certified nanny training requirements or continuing education credits.

Our Story

Founded in 2019, the US Nanny Association advances nanny skills and elevates the profession of childcare with resources, events, partnerships, professional development, networking and nationally recognized standards and credentials.
Every Nanny and every family is unique and the path to success can be challenging. The US Nanny Association is here to help.