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As a country, our independence came about through, among other things, a number of battles.  As children desire and, at times, demand independence as a part of healthy development, we don’t always enjoy the battles that come with the process.  However, we don’t always realize just how much the “little things” help, either. Carrie Shrier,… Read more »

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Summer can be a time when great childhood memories are made, but it also comes with its risks.  With hot weather here to stay for a while, don’t forget to Look Again and make sure no child is left in a hot vehicle.

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From the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago website:  Summer Brain Games provides eight weeks of free and fun at-home science experiments designed to combat the “summer brain drain,” when kids lose months of critical learning. The free online activity guide features weekly experiments with step-by-step instructions. This year, we’ll blast off and explore space with… Read more »

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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 »

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We just mailed the Spring 2015 Early Care and Education BULLETIN to providers throughout our region!  If you would like to receive our newsletter by email and/or if you live in our region and aren’t receiving it in your mailbox, let us know in the contact area at the bottom of our home page.

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Tuesday, May 5 is Teacher Appreciation Day.  If that is news to you, don’t fret.  It’s never a bad day to show appreciation to the special teachers in our lives!  We’re giving you a little help by including some links to some creative ideas we found around the web: It’s Always Autumn Education World Ms…. Read more »

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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.

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On January 20, 2015, the Bibb County Director’s Network was kicked off as a part of the Early Education Empowerment Zone.  This is a development that is rooted in Georgia’s plan for the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant.  If you are a child care program director in Bibb county and would like… Read more »

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