Category Archives: Teachers

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 »

post by: Justin Wiggins

Leap Early Learning Partners is proud to partner in an exciting training opportunity:  Rockdale Career Academy’s Early Childhood Education Conference 2017! The Conference will take place on February 18, 2017 at the Rockdale Career Academy in Conyers, GA. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and training sessions will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m…. Read more »

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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 »

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The sixth annual Georgia Pre-K Week is scheduled for October 3 -7, 2016.  This week long celebration of Georgia’s Pre-K Program and other quality early childhood education centers is designed to engage lawmakers and civic leaders in visiting classrooms in their communities to build public awareness for early learning from birth to third grade.  Voices… Read more »

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If art is all about process, why limit creativity by limiting the tools? Add an innovative twist to your next painting project by omitting the store-bought paintbrushes. On an outdoor table, provide paint, paper, and clothespins. Demonstrate how clipping a flower, leaf, or bunch of grass in a clothespin instantly produces a natural paintbrush. Then… Read more »

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Did you know that Augusta University and Education to Go have partnered to offer early learning professionals an online, self-paced CDA? From the course home page:  “Through this convenient, affordable program, designed especially for working adult students, you will earn the 120 hours of professional development required by the Council of Professional Recognition for CDA… Read more »

post by: Jason Jacobs

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 »

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If you haven’t heard already, DECAL SCHOLARS is offering bonuses to early learning professionals who have earned certain ECE credentials or degrees within the past 12 months or who will earn the credential or degree by June 30, 2017. Along with SCHOLARSHIPS and INCENTIVES, AWARDS demonstrates the state’s commitment to show appreciation for and support… Read more »

post by: Jason Jacobs