Category Archives: Professional Development

Greetings Child Development Educators, You are cordially invited to attend the Augusta University Impacting Student Learning Conference on Saturday, March 2, 2019! Please see the attached flyer for additional details. Please contact Kim Barker if you have any questions! We hope to see you there.   Kim S. Barker, Ph.D. Assistant Professor – College of Education AUGUSTA… Read more »

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Quality Care for Children, through its Provider Resource Hub, is sponsoring a two-hour webinar on record keeping and tax preparation, by Tom Copeland, for all Family Child Care Learning Homes. 2 Hours of State Approved Training will be provided. When: March 4, 2019 Where: Multiple Locations & Online Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM Cost: FREE… 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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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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