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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 September 1, 2021) 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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Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP)

The Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP) is Arizona’s statewide interagency system of services and supports for families of infants and toddlers, birth to three years of age, with a significant developmental delay or established condition. AzEIP is established by Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which provides eligible children and their families access to Team-Based Early Intervention Services (TBEIS) to enhance the capacity of families and caregivers to support the child’s development. AzEIP is focused on building…

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Raising Special Kids’ Early Childhood Workshop

Raising Special Kids began in 1979 as a grassroots effort of families, professionals, and community leaders determined to provide support and information for parents of children with disabilities and special health care needs. Their motto, “families helping families,” reflects their commitment to support families in all forms and from diverse cultures. Today, Raising Special Kids serves as Arizona’s Family-to-Family Health Information Center, and as Arizona’s Parent Training and Information Center. Helping parents access information about health care, community resources, and…

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Counting Young Children in the 2020 Census

About 1 million children under age 5 were not counted in the last U.S. Census.  For the 2020 Census, everyone’s help is needed to close that gap. In Arizona, early childhood supporters are sharing the message that the census is easy, safe and important to encourage more families to respond when their invitation arrives in March. Responding to the 2020 Census ensures needed resources are provided for babies, toddlers and preschoolers and their communities for the next 10 years. Newborn…

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