CHILD CARE RESOURCE CENTER, INC.
Child Ca re newslet
Volume 1, Issue 1
Family Child Care FORUM
On June 3, 2009, over 70 people at- Child Care Provider; Kathy Modigliani,
tended the CAYL Nellie Mae Education Family Child Care Project; Lynson
Foundation Policy Forum titled "Caring, Beaulieu, Schott Foundation; and
Credibility and Credentials: Advancing Kathy Gallo, North Shore Community
Family Child Care in Massachusetts." College.
Providers and advocates from across Marcia Farris, Executive Director for
Massachusetts provided reflections on MassAEYC, said it best: “I think the
where we are in the state, and had greatest effect will be more inclusion Inside this issue:
some promising strategies for policy of FCC providers themselves on
initiatives. advisory committees. We’ve all FCC Forum 1
The forum included a presentation by known that it is necessary, but to Summer Trainings 1
Deborah Moore, Senior Policy Analyst, hear it from four other states, and Statewide Conference 2
Maryland Committee for Children, Inc. then have Lynson Beaulieu say she
and panelists Benita Allen-Adejube, thinks there needs to be a Family
Quality Care for Children; Georgia; Lisa Child Care Advisory Team separate
Anes, Florida Family Child Care Pro- from the EEC Advisory Team, the NEW EEC RULE
vider; Daphne Cole, Tennessee Family time has come to make it happen.”
You must attend a
Child Care Alliance; Joan Matsalia, For more information see: two-hour Potential
Harvard Achievement Support http://cayl.org/fccpolicyforum Provider Meeting
Initiative; Ana Thomas, Massachusetts (PPM) before you can
attend a Family Child
Care Orientation class.
(Assistants are not
S u m m e r T r a i n i n g s f o r F C C P rov i d e r s required to attend the
Child Care Resource Center is offering a Upcoming trainings: two hour PPM.)
variety of trainings for FCC providers during FCC Saturday Mini-Conference To register for the
the summer and fall months. In addition to July 11, July 18, Sept. 12, & Sept. 19 PPM you must call
the required trainings for Family Child Care 9:00-2:30 EEC directly at
Orientation and Large Family Child Care 617-472-2881
Following each FCC Mini-Conference, there will be
programs, Paula Bowie has developed a a tutorial on creating an email account.
new Saturday mini-conference that
provides 5 hours of training credit. Large Family Child Care Orientation
Saturday, August 8, 2009
For more information about the training 9:00-2:30
calendar, go to www.ccrcinc.org.
Family Child Care Orientation
Wed., Aug. 5; Sept 23; & Tues ,Nov. 10
Massachusetts Association for the Education of Young Children presents the
FAMILY CHILD CARE CONFERENCE
AUGUST 21-22, 2009
WESTFORD REGENCY INN, Westford MA
Friday night: “Celebration of Excellence”
Saturday: Remarks by EEC Commissioner Sherri Killins and
Keynote Address by Dr. Leland Clarke, Wheelock College
5 hours of training.
Over 30 trainings to choose from and
mini-workshops on EEC initiatives.
Breakfast and lunch included.
Low registration fees.
Conference brochure and registration form online at:
CHILD CARE RESOURCE CENTER, INC.
130 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
Paula Bowie, Director of Professional Services
Gloria Franqui, Executive Director
Phone: 617-547-1063 x234
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