Raising Our Future: America’s Child Care Dilemma

The Pritzker Family Foundation and PBS NewsHour are partnering on a week-long series entitled Raising Our Future: America’s Child Care Dilemma. The series is scheduled to run in five nightly segments during the week of July 12. The series aims to educate the public about the state of child care in the US as it weaves the needs of infants and toddlers throughout. The Pritzker Children's Initiative has released a new social media toolkit to drive awareness and viewership for the series. We ask that you use this toolkit to…

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Arizona Comprehensive System of Personnel Development Survey

The Arizona Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD) In-service workgroup is working to gather information about how and where the Early Childhood workforce is receiving professional development, as well as the preferred methods for receiving professional development. Your input will provide valuable insight into the current state of, as well as potential gaps within, the existing system. The survey will not take more than two minutes. Please click here to complete the survey!

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CDC Resources to Get Children Caught up on Routine Vaccinations

Please help get the word out about the importance of catching up on routine childhood vaccinations, using new resources available for immunization partners and healthcare providers.As children begin to have play dates and return to school, camp and day care, routine childhood vaccinations are critical to keeping them healthy. Many children fell behind on receiving routine vaccinations during COVID-19; CDC’s public sector vaccine ordering data show a 14% drop in 2020-2021 compared with 2019 – with orders for measles vaccine down by more…

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The Arizona Early Childhood Network has partnered with ZERO TO THREE to offer FREE trainings to our Arizona workforce in the Registry! Course Description Addressing Infant and Toddler Behaviors that Challenge AdultAll infant and toddler behaviors have meaning, even if adults sometimes find those behaviors challenging. Hear from Beth Zack, Ph.D., Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences at the University of Washington, about why it’s important to reframe how we think about challenging behavior to behavior as a form of…

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How To Request Unofficial Transcripts

Find and click on your college or university in the directory below for instructions on how to request your unofficial transcripts. Don't see your college or university listed? Contact your school for help getting your unofficial transcripts. ACCEPTED Unofficial TranscriptProvided by a college or university website/student portalWill likely be designated by an “Unofficial” watermark or textMust have student’s name; college or university information; course codes and course titles; and gradesUpload the Unofficial Transcript to your File Manager in the Registry…

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Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. If your household is eligible, you can receive: Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than…

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Child Care Workforce Retention and Recruitment Grant Program

The Child Care Workforce Retention and Recruitment (CCWRR) Grant Program provides immediate support to child care providers for hiring qualified staff and retaining existing staff by providing financial assistance to help all regulated child care providers with workforce recruitment and retention costs to support the network of child care staff in Arizona.Applications will be accepted for the CCWRR Grant Program from May 7, 2021, to May 31, 2021. Grants are not competitive, meaning if a child care provider submits a…

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Let’s Share the Care! | #ShareTheCareAZ

The last year has been challenging for everyone, but it has renewed our deep appreciation for those who provide child care and the essential role it plays for our families, our communities, and our state. Quality child care and preschool helps children learn and develop the skills and abilities they need for success in school and in life. And this year has reminded us that Arizonans from all walks of life can’t do what we do without these dedicated caregivers.Throughout…

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CDC’s Milestone Tracker App

Newly updated FREE app for teachers, parents, and caregivers: CDC’s Milestone Tracker. As an early care and education provider, you know the importance of tracking children’s developmental milestones, but did you know there’s a new version of the FREE app from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help make it easy, fun, and a great way to engage parents and caregivers? CDC’s Milestone Tracker app helps teachers, parents, and caregivers better understand each child’s skills and abilities,…

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