Category Archives: Administration

On Wednesday, August 19th, state agencies released COVID-19 guidance for Georgia childcare facilities. The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) joined together to develop the guidelines, which cover everything from drop-off/arrival, food preparation and meal service, to how and where to report confirmed cases of… Read more »

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$20 ($10 for Members) Interactions to Support Infant and Toddler Mental Health, Aug 22 Featuring Renee Gudermuth, Corporate Field Trainer for Goddard Systems and a certified APT facilitator and trainer for Teaching Strategies, GAEYC Board Member In this training participants will discuss the importance of supporting healthy brain development and its correlation to the response… Read more »

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Interested in opening your own Child Care Center or Family Child Care Learning Home? You can now complete the required Licensure Orientation Meeting (LOM) online and at your own pace. Now it’s more convenient than ever to get started on your early childcare career. These pre-service trainings are required for all CCLC and FCCLH applicants… Read more »

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The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) makes regular updates to its COVID-19 (coronavirus) web page.  Early learning professionals will find current child care guidance and resources.  These include, but are not limited to, the following: Governor statements DECAL Commissioner letters FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions) Instructions for programs that choose to close or… Read more »

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This just in!  If your program serves middle school students, it is eligible for one of 26 grants, but the application deadline is January 24th! From the announcement for the 2020 Aim High Grant: The New York Life Foundation will award 26 grants to out-of-school time programs serving disadvantaged middle school youth through their Aim High grant… 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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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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