Category Archives: Professional Development

In her article at afterschoolalliance.org, Selena Levy addresses a mysterious, frustrating, scary and/or taboo topic, depending on who you ask.  The topic:  what can after school and camp programs do to support mental health and wellness?  It is a brief article for a complex subject, but it is well worth your time if you, or… 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 Professional Family Child Care Alliance of Georgia will be hosting a Relationship Building Q&A Session Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, April 6th between Family Child Care Learning Home Providers and DECAL Representatives. *4 BFTS Approved Hours will be provided.* When: Saturday, April 6, 2019; from 9 AM to 2:30 PM Where: Our Lady of… Read more »

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The ECDC 2O19 Training Conference will be taking place on Saturday, March 23rd at Augusta Technical College. To register and/or see a list of course being offered, please view here. For information, please contact: Betsy Bouwhuizen at betsy.bouwhuizen@augustatech.edu.

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Greetings Child Development Educators, You are cordially invited to attend the Augusta University Impacting Student Learning Conference on Saturday, March 2, 2019! Please see the attached flyer for additional details. Please contact Kim Barker if you have any questions! We hope to see you there.   Kim S. Barker, Ph.D. Assistant Professor – College of Education AUGUSTA… Read more »

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Quality Care for Children, through its Provider Resource Hub, is sponsoring a two-hour webinar on record keeping and tax preparation, by Tom Copeland, for all Family Child Care Learning Homes. 2 Hours of State Approved Training will be provided. When: March 4, 2019 Where: Multiple Locations & Online Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM Cost: FREE… 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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