Category Archives: Teachers

Did you know that 44 million kids (ages 3-17) have diagnosed anxiety, and 1.9 million have diagnosed depression. Per Feel Your Feels: “Launched in 2020 by Georgia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and Voices for Georgia’s Children along with incredible partners, the Free Your Feels campaign helps Georgia’s children, teens, and young adults stay mentally healthy… 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 week, infants, toddlers and the adults who love and serve them lost a friend and advocate in J. Ronald Lally.  Ron served most recently, as the Co-Director of Center for Child and Family Studies at WestEd where he directed the Program for Infant/Toddler Care.  He spent nearly 30 years at WestEd after years of… Read more »

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The ECDC 2O19 Training Conference will be taking place on Saturday, March 23rd at Augusta Technical College. To register and/or see a list of course being offered, please view here. For information, please contact: Betsy Bouwhuizen at betsy.bouwhuizen@augustatech.edu.

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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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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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Leap Early Learning Partners is proud to partner in an exciting training opportunity:  Rockdale Career Academy’s Early Childhood Education Conference 2017! The Conference will take place on February 18, 2017 at the Rockdale Career Academy in Conyers, GA. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and training sessions will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m…. Read more »

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Governor Recommends Funds to Help Subsidize High Quality Child Care for Low-income Families to Work or Attend School CAPS Program Provides Access to High Quality and Affordable Early Learning Environments for Families Working toward Economic Independence   ATLANTA, Ga., (January 11, 2017) – Governor Nathan Deal is recommending $5.5 million in his FY2018 budget to… Read more »

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