Good Day Everyone, I am excited to inform you about Round 4 of the Child Care Expansion Grant that is currently being offered by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) in partnership with the Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL). This funding opportunity offers incentive packages up to $100,000 to reach children ages 0… Read more »
In case you missed it, Georgia’s Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) recently released news of their updated website. We encourage parents, early learning professionals and advocates to read the original email that follows and to check out the new site. April 4, 2016 News Release: In this electronic age, the front door of… Read more »
Every quarter, we publish and mail the ECE BULLETIN! to early learning programs throughout our region. We’ve also made a downloadable version available on our site. This quarter’s highlights include: Economic impact of ECE study highlights Quality Rated news and spotlight Georgia Pre-K study results Summer Food Service Program information Training opportunities
According to his Forbes.com article, Dan Diamond writes that about 40% of Americans make resolutions; yet, a study at the University of Scranton found that only about 8% of these people actually achieve their resolutions. In the article, Diamond notes that the following types of resolutions are the ones most easily achieved: Simple Tangible Shared… Read more »
According to the recently published summary, Economic Impact of the Early Care and Education Industry in Georgia, child care holds a very important part in the state’s economy. Among the many facts and figures presented, the following stand out: “…the early care and education industry generated $4.7 billion dollars of economic activity in the state… Read more »
Do you have a unique idea to help improve Quality Rated? Do you want to all child care providers in Georgia to participate in Quality Rated to raise the quality of child care for all of Georgia’s children? Then we want you to join the Quality Rated Advisory Committee! The deadline to apply is August… Read more »
Do you wonder about what is going on with Georgia’s Quality Rated program? Have you thought about taking your first step toward continuous quality improvement? Have you wondering what funding and support is available for FCC Providers? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, check out these event details for more information on… Read more »
Check out this great local news story on Week of the Young Child! A special thanks is sent to Michelle Cutler-Ervin at CGTC’s Child Development Center for sharing.