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Supporting Children in Uncertain Times: Taking care of ourselves and our children

As caregivers and educators, taking care of ourselves is critically important. In this course, we will explore the impact stress has on us, and the skills to help manage it. We will also discuss how children - throughout childhood - respond to stress and what behaviors we can look out for and help address to best support children during this challenging time with age-appropriate resources and strategies. Register today at azregistry.org! For more information on resources available for caregivers and…

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Changes for Arizona’s Center-Based and Family Childcare Providers

Starting August 25, 2020, childcare providers across Arizona will need to meet an updated safety requirement regarding Background Checks and Fingerprint Clearance Cards. Last Spring, the Arizona State Legislature passed SB1504, which requires background checks from ALL child care employees, including fingerprint clearance cards, PRIOR to their start date and every five years thereafter. These same checks are also required for all home providers, including all household members over the age of 18, and any backup providers. Click on the button links below to quickly…

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New Grant Opportunity for Child Care Providers

The Arizona Child Care COVID-19 Grant Program Application deadline has been extended to August 28th. Please submit your application by 11:59 p.m. on August 28th.The Arizona Department of Economic Security, Child Care Administration is offering grants to child care providers to help with operational costs to safely remain open or reopen to provide child care to Arizona’s families.   Apply Now Who is eligible to apply? Eligible providers include: DHS Licensed Centers, DHS Group Homes, DES Family Child Care Providers, Tribal Child Care…

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Arizona Quality First Recommendations for Safe Child Care Operations during COVID-19

Quality First has developed recommendations for safe child care in center-based care and home environments in Arizona during COVID-19.(Updated October 26, 2020) Recommendations (English) Recomendaciones (Español)

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Arizona Early Childhood Professional Development ECHO

Arizona State University is excited to announce the launching of the first Arizona Early Childhood Professional Development ECHO (Extending Community Health Outcomes). Business Practices for Early Care and Education: Working through COVID and Beyond July 8 – August 19, 2020 REGISTER HERE In response to the unprecedented times we are in, the first AZ Early Childhood PD ECHO is being offered on Wednesday evenings starting July 8th through August 19th on Business Practices for Early Care and Education. The sessions are from…

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Center for Disease Control Guidelines for Child Care

CypherWorx, an Alliance recognized training organization, has made the following trainings on CDC guidelines for re-opening Child Care Providers & Schools available to the public for FREE. Center for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines for Re-Opening Schools and Day Camps: https://rise.articulate.com/share/nrm7Eu_z3bGckbE8GZtegVksOVj5jlrr Center for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines for Re-Opening Child Care Providers: https://rise.articulate.com/share/7hScY6-7YAimNsJr8aoyGKwKqoIu7GRv Center for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines for Child Care Providers that Remain Open: https://rise.articulate.com/share/CxEAaSmCg4vI9W2FEqq3qNIRbSk5IUM- Center for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines for Employers and Small Businesses: https://rise.articulate.com/share/66P-gEG4fsNfdNPgFyjfE4N7Zi4VwsGP

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Thank You To Our Child Care Community

The importance of child care providers to our communities became even more clear as the coronavirus outbreak hit Arizona. We recognize that early childhood educators provide necessary support to families and, for that, want to thank our state's entire child care workforce.To show your gratitude, post a photo of you and your child on social media sharing a message of thanks and be sure to include #ShareTheCareAZ.To read more about the importance of early childhood education, visit First Things First.

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Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns

As an early care and education provider, you play a critical role in the health and wellbeing of children. You are also very well positioned to help identify children who might need extra help in their development. This FREE online training course, Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns, helps you fulfill this role by providing tools and best practices for monitoring the development of children in your care and talking about it with their parents.This 1-hour, 4-module course focuses…

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Registry COVID-19 Courses

New courses have been added to the Registry that aim to help during this time with COVID-19. All 3 courses are online and free! Courses: Early Childhood Leaders Managing the Stress of Working in Response to COVID-19, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association Emergency Response Strategies to Support Young Children and Families during COVID-19, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association Responding to Stress, Children, and Families during COVID-19, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association To…

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Registry Empower Courses in Spanish

We are excited to announce the release of our new online Spanish Empower Courses!  We have translated five of our Empower courses into Spanish and hope you find these helpful.  As always, please allow two weeks to get a training certificate emailed to you from ADHS and have your Registry account updated to show "attended." To access them, follow these steps: Log in to the Registry Go to "Find Training event" Select search category "Course Title" Enter search criteria "Empower"…

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The average wait time for processing your college transcripts is 30 Days. For questions regarding your Registry account, please contact info@thearizonaregistry.org.