Federal Stimulus Navigation for Child Care Provider

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Child Care Aware of America: Webinars

States’ Response to COVID-19 and Child Care – Part 2: This webinar focuses on how states are responding to the Coronavirus. Specifically, what decisions have they made about important child care issues: emergency care, supporting families  with critical childcare decisions, child care subsidies, and supporting providers to care for essential workers’ children.         

Child Care During COVID-19: Guidance & Implementation from Experts: Learn about the new guidance from the CDC which also provides details for providers and programs that choose to remain open, focusing on social distancing strategies, cleaning and disinfection efforts, modifying drop-off and pick-up procedures, caring for infants and toddlers, healthy hand hygiene behavior, food preparation and meal service, vulnerable and high-risk groups and how best to maintain adequate rations of staff to children to ensure safety. It also provides numerous links to resources that provide even greater detail, including information regarding children’s risks concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19).

A Funder’s Perspective on Child Care Response and Recovery During and After COVID-19: How can philanthropy best support the nation’s child care infrastructure to ensure we have an effective child care system for essential workers now and during recovery? Please join us for a special webinar, exclusively for the philanthropic community, to learn more about our nation’s child care system needs and how funders may best support them during and after this COVID-19 crisis.

NAEYC: Yourself, Your Staff, and Your Bills Webinar

Yourself, Your Staff, and Your Bills: Helping Child Care Programs Understand and Navigate SBA Loan Options”: The National Association for the Education of Young Children presentation details how child care providers can benefit from Small Business Assistance. You can also watch the recording of the webinar here.  

Child Care Aware of Virginia: COVID-19 Coronavirus Online Training for Early Childhood Professionals

Child Care Aware of Virginia is proud to announce that we have partnered with Institute for Childhood Preparedness to offer Virginia-based Child Care & Early Childhood Education Professionals a FREE self-paced online training opportunity to learn more about the COVID-19 crisis as it relates specifically to the child care profession. 

Our COVID-19 coronavirus online training for early childhood professionals is now available and open for enrollment.

As the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold, we understand there are concerns, especially among early childhood professionals. As a course participant, you will come away with the knowledge, resources, and tools to keep yourself, your staff, and the children in your care safe and prepared.

This course is provided by the Institute for Childhood Preparedness, and brought to you by Child Care Aware of Virginia. Early childhood professionals in Virginia have access to this course free of charge, on-demand 24/7.