We elevate the nanny industry by setting the highest standards and supporting parents, nannies and agencies. We certify nannies so parents have greater confidence when hiring.

What we offer…

Nanny Standards

The US Nanny Association’s National Nanny Standards provide a comprehensive approach to childcare and child development that enable nannies to successfully use and adapt caregiving techniques.

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Professionalism Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct and Professionalism is designed to ensure accountability, responsibility, professionalism and trust within the US Nanny Association members and childcare community.

Nanny Certifications

The US Nanny Association certifications recognize quality training and work experience to empower nannies who demonstrate their knowledge, skills and commitment to quality childcare.

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Verify a Certified Nanny

US Nanny Association certification recipients can choose to be listed on this public webpage. Nannies can be a Certified Nanny, Certified Newborn and Infant Care Professional and Certified Professional Nanny.

Annual Conference

The online Parent and Nanny Conference is held in September with 40+ English and 10+ Spanish seminars. Attendees have the entire month to watch seminars on-demand and attend events.

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Digital Library for Members

Our digital library has 100+ on-demand webinars and resources to help parents and nannies. Whether hiring a nanny, getting a nanny job or seeking an expert opinion on how to help a child, we’ve got it covered.

Together, we elevate each other and the nanny industry.

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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.

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We empower nannies

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

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We advance skills

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

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We promote others

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

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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.

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Elevate the childcare industry

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

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Employment support

Managing an employee in a home creates a unique work environment. Is a nanny an employee or part of the family?

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Join a community

The US Nanny Association through its volunteers and members work together for the respect and recognition of all childcare providers.


Everyone is welcome

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

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Get valuable resources

With webinars, articles, the digital library, and an annual conference, we help you stay informed.

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Get member benefits

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

Get Certified by the US Nanny Association

US Nanny Association credentials require training, work experience, passing an exam based on the national nanny standards and a background check. Like teachers, nurses, and social workers, earning industry certification demonstrates your commitment to high-quality childcare.

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Nanny and Childcare Provider (NCP)

The Nanny and Childcare Provider (NCP) Certification is designed for nannies and sitters 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 nannies often are solely responsible for multiple children before and after school, during the week and for weekend care.

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Newborn and Infant Care Professional (NICP)

The Newborn and Infant Care Professional (NICP) Certification is designed for preemies, newborns and infants to 12 months old. Newborn care specialists help families learn best practices and establish schedules. Many Newborn Care Specialists work overnight and/or as consultants to assist new parents. 

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Professional Nanny and Childcare Provider (PNCP)

The Professional Nanny and Childcare Provider (PNCP) Certification is designed for is designed for nannies seeking a career in childcare and commit exclusively to a full-time position with a high net worth family, a nanny share or be employed as a supervisor in a child-centric business. Certified Professional Nannies are attractive nanny agencies as they meet the job requirements and have the specialized training desired by 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. You will have 24/7 access to over 50 expert seminars and can attend live events 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.


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.


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.


About US Nanny Association

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.

What Our Members Say

I met so many wonderful people by volunteering with the US Nanny Association. Not only did I work with an amazing group of leaders, I found my business partner and together, we started a nanny training program. The US Nanny Association is a wonderful organization and I appreciate their commitment to support nannies and parents.

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Susana Caracas

Newborn Care Instructor

Membership with the US Nanny Association allowed me to expand professionally. I was provided with leadership opportunities to help grow the organization and even hosted live events during the Conference. The Association is a great way to get involved, advance my career and collaborate with others in our industry.

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Professional Nanny

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