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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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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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Are you seeking help with your kids to assist with virtual learning? DECAL has you covered. They are now launching SOLVE (Supporting Onsite Learning for Virtual Education). SOLVE provides financial assistance for families with students enrolled in a Georgia public school system that is only offering a virtual learning model.  These scholarships are used to… Read more »

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“Do you trust me?” That is the memorable line from Disney’s Aladdin when Aladdin extended his hand to Jasmine and invited her to step from her very secure and familiar balcony and onto his flying carpet – eventually breaking out in the endearing hit “A Whole New World.” In many ways, we’re living in a… 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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DECAL Spotlights Dangers of Leaving Children in Vehicles. “Look Again” Campaign Urges Greater Awareness to Protect Georgia’s Youngest Citizens “For the seventh consecutive year, DECAL is calling for families and caregivers of children to increase awareness of the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles. This year’s “Look Again” campaign aligns with National Heatstroke Prevention… 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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