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We just mailed the Spring 2015 Early Care and Education BULLETIN to providers throughout our region!  If you would like to receive our newsletter by email and/or if you live in our region and aren’t receiving it in your mailbox, let us know in the contact area at the bottom of our home page.

post by: Jason Jacobs

Tuesday, May 5 is Teacher Appreciation Day.  If that is news to you, don’t fret.  It’s never a bad day to show appreciation to the special teachers in our lives!  We’re giving you a little help by including some links to some creative ideas we found around the web: It’s Always Autumn Education World Ms…. Read more »

post by: Jason Jacobs

On January 20, 2015, the Bibb County Director’s Network was kicked off as a part of the Early Education Empowerment Zone.  This is a development that is rooted in Georgia’s plan for the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant.  If you are a child care program director in Bibb county and would like… Read more »

post by: Geoff Burrows

While nutrition is very important for everyone, it is essential for children, because it is directly linked to all aspects of healthy growth and development.  Moreover, their health in early life will affect their health in adulthood.  For example, a child with the right balance of omega fatty acids in their diet has a much… Read more »

post by: Geoff Burrows

On November 19, 2014, President Obama signed the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Act of 2014 into law.  This reauthorization extends funding through 2020, and affected requirements for states receiving CCDF money, and this includes Georgia.  Fortunately, Georgia is ahead of the curve on many of these requirements.  One new requirement that you will… Read more »

post by: Geoff Burrows