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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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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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AZ Healthy Child Care Helpline

The AZ Healthy Child Care Helpline is a free service available statewide to Arizona child care providers to answer questions and get expert advice on health and safety practices and policies during COVID-19.Call 602-506-6767 (ext. 2) Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:30PM or send an email any time to AZ.HealthyChildCare@maricopa.gov. Available Services Child care health consultants (CCHCs) from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health can provide:Brief one-on-one "on-the-spot" support via phone or emailMore intensive targeted technical assistance virtual meetings"How-To" webinars About…

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Child Care Director Interviews | Yavapai Region | Anelizabeth Marlowe

Anelizabeth MarloweGrannie's House Interview Transcript:00:00 LYNDA: Hi, it is August 20, 2020, and I’m here with Anelizabeth Marlowe with Grannie’s House. Thank you so much for joining me today.00:12 ANELIZABETH: You’re so welcome. It’s my pleasure to be able to be here, Lynda.00:15 LYNDA: Okay, socould you start out by just telling us a little bit about your center?00:20 ANELIZABETH: Certainly. I opened Grannie’s House in 1995. I am a DHS Certified Small Group Home. I serve 10 children, basically.…

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