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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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.
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 »
While nutrition is very important for everyone, it is essential for children, because it is directly linked to all aspects of healthy growth and development. Moreover, their health in early life will affect their health in adulthood. For example, a child with the right balance of omega fatty acids in their diet has a much… Read more »
On November 19, 2014, President Obama signed the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Act of 2014 into law. This reauthorization extends funding through 2020, and affected requirements for states receiving CCDF money, and this includes Georgia. Fortunately, Georgia is ahead of the curve on many of these requirements. One new requirement that you will… Read more »