Category Archives: Administration

Augusta Housing and Community Development is happy to announce the return of its Seeds For Life Small Business Development grant. This is a $10,000 dollar competitive grant where small businesses submit a business outline application in the first round. … The opening date to submit an application is June 10, 2019 with the closing date… Read more »

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We’re halfway through the year.  How are your New Year’s Resolutions holding up?  You’re not alone if you’ve veered off course, or if you never even got started. Whether it’s personal resolutions or professional goals, the struggle with change is a universal human experience.  Change can be scary, exciting, overwhelming, inspiring, frustrating, and/or invigorating.  Sometimes,… Read more »

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Are you interested in opening a Family Child Care Learning Home for 3-6 children? Attend the mandatory orientation meeting presented by: Quality Care for Children Obtain information about: -The child care regulations -Home requirements -The licensure process To register for this training at any of the locations below, please log in to your GaPDS account at… Read more »

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The Quality Rated Peer Support Network (PSN) was created by child care providers to share ideas, success stories, and lessons learned during the Quality Rated experience. The Peer Support Network is open to all Quality Rated programs as well as those who are in the process of earning or increasing their Quality Rated star rating…. Read more »

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Are you interested in opening a Family Child Care Learning Home for 3-6 children? Attend the mandatory orientation meeting presented by: Quality Care for Children Obtain information about: -The child care regulations -Home requirements -The licensure process To register for this training, please log in to your GaPDS account at https://gapds.decal.ga.gov/default.aspx and click the “Find… Read more »

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The State Fire Marshall rules require all child care providers to participate in a 5-hour initial fire safety training conducted by Caregiver Fire Safety Instructor and to reinforce that training with a 2-hour refresher every three years.  Fortunately, there are over 500 instructors throughout the state and a website that provides a simple method for… Read more »

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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. Region 3 Dates: Peachtree City… Read more »

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Still have more questions about Quality Rated? In December 2016, the DECAL Advisory Committee adopted the following: 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… Read more »

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