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Share Your Child Care Story

The Children's Advocacy Alliance is in the process of creating a Storybook highlighting the importance of child care subsidy to share with state and national politicians. They are looking to highlight parents receiving subsidy assistance and providers who receive the subsidy reimbursements. 

If you are a Parent and are willing to share your story, click here

If you are a Provider and are willing to share your story, click here

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Upcoming Meeting of the Nevada Early Child Advisory Council

The next meeting of the Nevada Early Childhood Advisory Council is Wednesday June 26, 2019 at 9:00 am. Please note the new address of the Department of Education in Las Vegas on the agenda below.

June 2019 Meeting Agenda

For additional meeting materials, please visit the NVECAC website</...

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Attention Trainers! Important Mid-Year Reminders

As the first half of the year comes to an end, we would like to take an opportunity to provide a few important reminders to prepare you for the 2020 trainer renewal process. Please read this information carefully as it provides you with everything you need to know in order to successfully renew your trainer approval status next year.

  • Your trainer approval status will expire on December...

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Child Development Credential (CDA) Training Opportunity

Attention early childhood educators in Nevada!  Are you working at a licensed child care center or in a licensed home day care with children ages 0-5 years old? Are you are looking for an opportunity to further your education and earn a Child Development Credential (CDA)?

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension has openings for educators to participate in the CDA education...

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New Resource Available – Training Calendar Tutorial

Directors; do you have a new staff member who needs to know how to navigate The Nevada Registry’s online Training Calendar? Have you yourself been frustrated when trying to find specific training to meet your professional development needs? If so, we have just what you need! 

The Nevada Registry recently published a user-friendly “how-to” video that walks you through...

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Why Do States Implement Workforce Registries?

Last week we shared one in a series of white papers published by the National Workforce Registry Alliance focused on the work of the Alliance and its member registries. A second paper has recently been published to provide background information about why most...

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A Look Inside The Nevada Registry - May 2019

What a busy month! Not only were we able to complete an impressive amount of work, we also launched the new online membership portal. Take a look at what else was going on in May: 

  • Membership total: 6935 (an increase of 51 since last month!)
  • 790 applications and renewal forms were received and data-entered into the system.
  • 530 Certificates of Achievement/Certificates...

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PDG B5 Family Focus Groups - Input from Families Needed!

UNLV is working with the Nevada Department of Education to learn more about what parents with young children need!

They want to increase resources for young children such as access to early childhood care, education, health, and other resources in your community. They know that each community wants and needs different things, and want to make sure to hear directly from your community. This...

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Free Online Training Opportunity from CCEI - Advocacy

ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is proud to offer CCEI963: Advocacy for the Center, Parents, Children and Staff as an online no-cost trial child care training course to new CCEI...

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Online Membership Renewal Process Coming Soon!

Last month we announced that members could now access the information contained within their Registry membership accounts online through the new Online Portal - and the response has been INCREDIBLE! Members who have taken a moment to explore their portal love what they see and appreciate the ease and convenience of being able...

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What is an Early Childhood/School Age Workforce Registry?

The National Registry Workforce Alliance is a private, non-profit, voluntary organization of state early childhood and afterschool workforce registry and professional development leaders. The mission of the Alliance is to provide registries across the country with resources on data related support on the workforce, standards of quality...

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Report Communicable Disease to Health Authorities

The United States is currently experiencing a significant increase in the number of measles cases.  Nationwide, as of May 31, 2019, there have been 981 cases diagnosed in 26 states, including a case that was diagnosed and infectious while visiting Nevada. This is the largest number of cases in the United States in the last 25 years.  The numbers this year are expected to continue to rise...

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