Do you have a great idea for helping your community of little learners, but don’t have the funding to see it through? Want to learn more about how you can get funding for early language & literacy support? Then this workshop is for you! The Early Language and Literacy Mini-Grant Program is a partnership between… Read more »
Quality Rated eligible providers must be star rated by 12/31/2020 in order to continue to receive Child Care and Parent Services (CAPS) funding. Upcoming Question & Answer Sessions across Georgia will review the supports available to you today to help you earn your Quality Rated star rating by the deadline. Still more questions about Quality… Read more »
You are invited to be part of CCR&R Region 3’s very first Director to Director (D2D) meetings! In partnership with Quality Care for Children and The Georgia Alliance, Leap Early Learning Partners will be hosting our first D2D series in McDonough, GA. We encourage you to join us for these monthly support meeting. You will… Read more »
Dear Child Care Provider: As part of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014, rules were adopted to help strengthen the foundation of health and safety for children in out-of-home environments. In October those rules went into effect in Georgia for all licensed child care programs. The revised rules require all… Read more »
Governor Recommends Funds to Help Subsidize High Quality Child Care for Low-income Families to Work or Attend School CAPS Program Provides Access to High Quality and Affordable Early Learning Environments for Families Working toward Economic Independence ATLANTA, Ga., (January 11, 2017) – Governor Nathan Deal is recommending $5.5 million in his FY2018 budget to… Read more »
Good Day Everyone, I am excited to inform you about Round 4 of the Child Care Expansion Grant that is currently being offered by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) in partnership with the Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL). This funding opportunity offers incentive packages up to $100,000 to reach children ages 0… Read more »
Educator Bridge is a new service brought to early learning professionals and employers in Georgia and powered by Georgia Association on Young Children. This subscription-based online service allows employers and potential employees to connect. The service should be enticing to employers who, often, find themselves stuck somewhere between struggling to get enough qualified applicants in… Read more »
Whether you are a parent, teacher, administrator, owner or advocate, you may want to catch up on the new Criminal Records Check (CRC) procedures from DECAL that went into effect this month. The changes affect: Applications Support Centers Exempt programs Students-in-Training And much more! Visit DECAL’s website for more details.