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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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Did you know that, as of the writing of this post, DECAL has it’s own podcast available online?  The podcast, titled DECAL Download, covers topics span a wide range of topics like safety, child development, summer camps, funding, resources and support for early learning professionals and families and more! We believe this weekly service is… Read more »

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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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Friday, May 24 is Look Again Day according to a proclamation from Gov. Kemp, but for parents and caregivers, every day is a day to Look Again and ensure that children aren’t left in unattended vehicles.  The state’s press release can be found here. Please spread the word and share this link for a 30-second… Read more »

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Technical Assistance Coordinator – Job ID 16320 A Technical Assistance Coordinator is responsible for providing technical assistance (TA) and training to child care providers and early education programs in a designated service delivery area.  Primary goal of technical assistance is program quality improvement and Quality Rated leveling. General Duties: Provide technical assistance/support to ECE professionals… 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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