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  • Information about the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has been moved to a new, separate area. Information provided by DCDEE related to COVID-19 and child care providers, settings and health precautions can now be found on the Coronavirus Information for Child Care page.

 

 

Apr

2022

North Carolina Child Care Commission Fourth Quarter Meeting, May 2, 2022

The North Carolina Child Care Commission will hold its Fourth Quarter Meeting  on Monday, May 2, 2022 by WebEx.  The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. 

To join as an attendee: https://ncgov.webex.com/ncgov/onstage/g.php?MTID=e6310ac62c197a759077911956b4332e5

 

How to Make a Public Comment During the Meeting

If you wish to share a comment verbally, through the web conference during the regular public comment time, please do the following:

  1. In order to speak online, you must connect to the meeting through a computer or tablet.  DCDEE is unable to open audio lines if a commenter’s connection is through a phone line (either mobile or land).
  2. Use the “raise hand” function in the WebEx room & wait to hear your name, to be called upon to speak.
  3. The raise hand function is indicated by the hand symbol and is located on the bottom right of the screen. Click this symbol once, and your interest in speaking with be indicated to the conference online moderator. Speakers will be asked to speak and unmuted in the order in which they indicated their interest.
  4. When you begin your comment, please identify yourself. Please state your name as well as your associated facility and type, or agency/organization so the group can be aware of who is speaking.
  5. Please speak slowly and clearly. Please try not to talk over another speaker.

 

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Apr

2022

Integrating Trauma-informed Care Practices in Infant-Toddler Child Care Settings Request for Applications (RFA)

DCDEE is pleased to announce a new Notice of Funding Availability for the Integrating Trauma-informed Care Practices in Infant-Toddler Child Care Settings Request for Applications (RFA). Up to $700,000 is available for this effort from September 1, 2022 – July 31, 2025.
Applications are due by 5:00 pm on May 25, 2022.

Application Face Sheet

Line Item Budget and Narrative Instructions

Line Item Budget Template

Request for Application

Questions and Answers

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Apr

2022

NC Pre-K Advisory Committee Meeting - May 2022

The NC Pre-K Advisory Committee Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2022, by WebEx beginning at 10:00 am.

Please join the meeting as an attendee by clicking the WebEx link or accessing the meeting by the WebEx Audio Conference number below.

WebEx link: https://ncgov.webex.com/ncgov/onstage/g.php?MTID=e82dff4c31c229bb83dd6dabc1abfeb22

WebEx Audio Conference #1-415-655-0003

Access Code: 2424 699 6128

 

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Apr

2022

North Carolina Early Childhood Family Leadership Conference

It starts with Us! -– ¡Comienza con nosotras/os/es!

On behalf of the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE), we would like to invite you to attend the North Carolina Early Childhood Family Leadership Conference taking place on Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 9:00AM – 1:00PM EST via Zoom.  

Join us in the important conversation on how parent/family leaders can work together to build an early childhood system in North Carolina that puts families first.

This conference will kick-off with a dynamic keynote from Dr. Iheoma Iruka, early-childhood advocate and research professor in the Dept. of Public Policy at UNC Chapel Hill, before breaking out into presentations led by parent leaders, partners, and early-childhood advocates.  Attendees will also have an opportunity to participate in parent-cafes to build community with other parents and families.

General registration opens on March 31! Register in English or Spanish at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2NXZ6L5

The first 200 parents to register for the conference will receive a $100.00 stipend to attend!

 

COMIENZA CON NOSOTRAS/OS/ES: CONSTRUYENDO COMUNIDADES DE CAMBIO 

De parte de la Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) de North Carolina, nos gustaría invitarlas/los/les a asistir la conferencia de North Carolina Early Childhood Family Leadership ocurriendo el Sábado, 23 de Abril, 2022 de 9:00AM – 1:00PM EST en Zoom. 

Esta conferencia contribuirá a la conversación colectiva que continúa construyendo un sistema enfocado en familias y concentrado en equidad de infancia (de 0-5 años de edad) en North Carolina. La conferencia incluirá presentaciones de padres/madres de familia que son líderes en sus comunidades, administradores y trabajadores de sistemas gubernativos y no-gubernamentales. 

Dr. Iheoma Iruka (conferenciarista principal) dará un discurso analizando las diferentes maneras que madres/padres y familias pueden construir comunidades de apoyo y resistencia, y estrategias que pueden usar para crear cambio sistémico (mientras sirviendo la comunidad). También, asistentes tendrán la oportunidad de participar en parent-cafés y sostener comunidad con otras familias alrededor del estado. 

 Registración comienza el 31 de Marzo! a https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2NXZ6L5

Las/Los primeros 200 registrantes recibirán un honorario de $100 por asistir! 

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Mar

2022

Business Practices for Family Child Care Homes

The Office of Child Care’s National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance is partnering with Tom Copeland on three upcoming webinars on improving business practices for Family Child Care Homes (FCCHs). The Division of Child Development and Early Education strongly recommends that all Family Child Care Homes plan to attend.

 

Business of Family Child Care: Marketing With Tom Copeland

April 6, 2022, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time [EDT])

FCCHs will acquire the knowledge and confidence to better promote their business and to succeed as a business. The content includes:

  • Identifying the strengths of their program
  • Learning five key marketing strategies
  • Using the Internet to promote their program (e.g., Facebook, Craigslist, child care forums, online classified ads)
  • Competing against child care centers and exempt providers.

Click here to register for the April 6th webinar.

 

Business of Family Child Care: Legal and Insurance Issues With Tom Copeland

April 20, 2022, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. (EDT)

FCCHs will learn how to protect the children in their care, their property, and themselves. The content includes:

  • Self-protection checklist to help reduce risks
  • Homeowner and business property insurance
  • Business liability and car insurance
  • Legal issues: Custody disputes, price-fixing, and privacy.

Click here to register for the April 20th webinar.

 

Business of Family Child Care: Money Management/Retirement With Tom Copeland

May 4, 2022, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. (EDT)

FCCHs will learn how to save more money for retirement and will learn how to invest using the various IRA plans available. The content includes:

  • Identify ways to reduce expenses.
  • Recognize where to put money to meet short- and long-term goals.
  • Learn how to prioritize long-term financial goals.
  • Understand the five basic rules of retirement planning.
  • Gain knowledge about IRA retirement plans for providers (e.g., traditional IRA, Roth IRA, SIMPLE, SEP).

 

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