Hilltop Child Development Center

About Us

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What is CCAMPIS?

Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) is a federally funded program by the U.S. Department of Education to support student-parents. The program will help give low-income student-parents access to high-quality child care at Hilltop Child Development Center located on the University of Kansas campus through scholarships.

By partnering with Hilltop Child Development Center, CCAMPIS provides KU student-parents with affordable high quality and convenient care for their children. In addition to scholarships, CCAMPIS provides holistic academic, personalized support services to eligible students, helping them achieve academic success.


  • Provides up to $3000 in Hilltop Child Development Center scholarships
  • Increased opportunities for parent engagement
  • Student Success Programming
  • Parenting workshops​


The Center for Educational Opportunity Programs (CEOP) is building a legacy of learners and leaders through a commitment to educational equity. CEOP programs provide support for academic, financial, social, and career goals to students and families by partnering with Kansas school districts and communities in Douglas, Franklin, Leavenworth, Shawnee, Wyandotte counties, and serves communities throughout Missouri, Nebraska, and Iowa. Additionally, CEOP provides evaluation support to programs in Kansas and Tennessee.


CEOP is one of six centers housed within The Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) at the University of Kansas which exists to improve the performance of students, adults, and public agencies throughout local, state and national communities. AAI and its centers partner with numerous agencies to improve the lives of children and adults through academics, employment, career advancement and building healthy environments, as well as to enhance the capacity of organizations that help children, adults and communities succeed. AAI was established in 2012 through the merger of the Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation, established in 1983, and the Institute for Educational Research and Public Services, established in 1997. Both organizations have long track records of successfully building partnerships and programs that support the achievement of young children, school-aged children, adults, and publicly-funded agencies. In July 2013, AAI became one of 12 designated university research centers and institutions by KU’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies. and Tennessee.