Category Archives: Professional Development

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, please log in to your GaPDS account at https://gapds.decal.ga.gov/default.aspx and click the “Find… Read more »

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The State Fire Marshall rules require all child care providers to participate in a 5-hour initial fire safety training conducted by Caregiver Fire Safety Instructor and to reinforce that training with a 2-hour refresher every three years.  Fortunately, there are over 500 instructors throughout the state and a website that provides a simple method for… Read more »

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The CDC is offering a free training on developmental monitoring, and DECAL is offering teachers, who complete the online training, approved training credit and a developmental monitoring starter kit. At Leap, we believe that the training and supplies will help teachers sharpen their skills in the classroom and support teacher efforts to communicate effectively with… Read more »

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On Saturday, January 27th we welcome Family Child Care Professionals to come out an attend our Super Saturday specifically for you all and the service you provide Middle Georgia’s children. This conference will give you an opportunity to earn 5 State-Approved Credit Hours and the chance to win prizes. When:     January 27, 2018 Time:      9… Read more »

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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 »

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2017-2018 CHILD CARE SERVICES TRAINING Family Child Care Learning Home Leadership Institute: Cruising to Excellence Back by popular demand! This comprehensive institute is geared towards Family Child Care Learning Home (FCCLH) Owners seeking to grow in their leadership practices. It will consist of several content areas aimed to address essential information required to effectively operate… Read more »

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Quality Rated eligible providers must be star rated by 12/31/2020 in order to continue to receive Child Care and Parent Services (CAPS) funding. Upcoming Question & Answer Sessions across Georgia will review the supports available to you today to help you earn your Quality Rated star rating by the deadline. Still more questions about Quality… Read more »

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Inclusion Training – FREE ! ! ! The introductory Inclusion Class, Count Me In! Including Each and Every Child!, is being offered for free: When:   April 25, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Where:  Peyton Anderson Building – Juanita Jordan Room 277 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Training Information: 2 hours of BFTS approved Training Hours… Read more »

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