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News, Updates & Events

NEW Trainer Application Deadline for 2019

The deadline to apply as a NEW trainer for the 2019 calendar year is September 30, 2019. No new trainer applications will be accepted after September 30th for the current calendar year. The application period for NEW trainer approval for the 2020 calendar year begins on January 6, 2020.

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Trainer Renewal Deadline for 2019

The trainer renewal period for trainers approved in 2018 who have not yet renewed their trainer approval status for the 2019 calendar year ends on September 30, 2019. Trainers may not renew after September 30th for the current calendar year. The renewal period for the 2020 calendar year opens on January 6, 2020.  

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2020 Nevada Early Childhood Advisory Council Meeting Dates

2020 meeting dates for the Nevada Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC) have been set. All meetings begin at 9 am.

2020 Meeting Schedule


Remaining 2019 Meeting Dates

October 23, 2019

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Did You Know (Trainers)? Breaks Required Between Consecutive Training Sessions

When planning to deliver multiple training sessions in one day it is important to schedule breaks between consecutive sessions – no less than 15 minutes is recommended.

Not only will the system prevent you from entering training for approval without a break in between sessions, it is just a good training delivery practice. A small break between sessions allow attendees who are attending...

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Child Care Licensing Notice of Public Workshop

A public workshop is scheduled for Aug. 29, 2019, where you can give feedback on proposed regulation changes affecting the child care industry.

In 2017, new Nevada law implemented administrative sanctions for licensed child care facilities. The proposed regulation supplements and amendments of LCB File #182-18 were generated to bring the Division of Public and Behavioral Health’s Child...

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2019 Legislative Session Summary

The Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA) serves as an independent voice for Nevada’s children and families – dedicated to achieving public policy wins in the areas of child safety, health, and school readiness.

This legislative session, they worked diligently across party lines to propose a legislative agenda focused on creating lasting...

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Did You Know? The Nevada Registry Has Gone Green - Paper Certificates No Longer Issued

As part of our ongoing transition to becoming a paperless system, membership certificates and cards are no longer printed and mailed. Instead, we have made it quick and easy to access your certificate online through your Online Portal.

No more postal service lag times, postage costs or undelivered mail! Simply log in to...

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Upcoming Office Closure for Labor Day

The Nevada Registry will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 in observance of Labor Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, September 3rd at 8:00 am. All phone calls, email messages, training approval requests, online membership renewal forms and personal/employment updates will be responded to at that time. Thank you! 

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Attention Trainers: Additional Adult Learning Principles Training Opportunities

If you have not already completed the three hours of training in adult learning principles required for trainer renewal in 2020* or simply just want more, you may be interested in attending one of these upcoming training sessions: 

Option 1: Las Vegas
Course Title: Trainer Professional Learning Community: Facilitating...

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Attention Trainers: New Feature Added to Trainer Profile

The Nevada Registry is excited to announce a brand new feature designed to help you prepare for trainer renewal in 2020! This new feature is now available within the 'My Trainer Account' tab of your Online Portal account. Be sure to log into your portal to check it out! 

What to Expect

You will see a new blue...

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Member Spotlight - Margaret Oberg

This month in honor of our yearlong 15th anniversary celebration, we recognize Margaret Oberg, a Licensed Family Child Care Provider who has cared for and educated children in her home for more than 30 years. She is another one of our Registry VIPs who maintained an active membership with The Nevada Registry since the beginning. Not long before her recent retirement, Margaret had this to say about...

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Free Online Training Opportunity from CCEI - Growth Mindset Practices

ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is proud to offer CUR121: Establishing Growth Mindset Practices in Early Learning Environments to new CCEI users August 1 - 31, 2019

This course provides early childhood educators with a deeper understanding of the concept of growth mindset. The course discusses the importance of establishing...

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Power to the Profession: Your Voice is Needed on the Newest Decision Cycle Draft

A message from NAEYC:

The Power to the Profession National Task Force is excited to share with you the next decision cycle draft for your review and response: Decision Cycles 7 + 8. These Decision...

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Power to the Profession: Competencies

An update from NAEYC:

As part of becoming a profession, early childhood educators working with children birth through age 8 across all settings must have shared knowledge and competencies. Decision Cycle 2 identified a process to establish a unified set of

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Power to the Profession: Revised Decision Cycles 345+6

An update from NAEYC:

In conjunction with their turn to Decision Cycle 7 and 8, NAEYC's Power to the Profession National Task Force is proud to share a revised

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Did You Know? Incomplete Membership Applications

Submitting a complete Membership Application is the quickest way to activate your membership with The Nevada Registry and ensure your compliance with Child Care Licensing (if applicable). However, a specific process is in place to assist when an incomplete application is received. </...

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A Look Inside The Nevada Registry - July 2019

July was an exciting month for The Nevada Registry! Not only did we launch the new online membership renewal process, we reached our highest membership total ever! Look at these equally impressive stats:  

  • Membership total: 7050 (an increase of 72 since last month!)
  • 780 applications and renewal forms were received and data-entered into the system.
  • 623 membership...

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Membership Benefit Program Discontinued

Several years ago in June 2014, The Nevada Registry partnered with local businesses that were willing to offer special discounts to active Registry members. These partnerships were developed as part of The Nevada Registry’s Membership Benefits Program and helped to bring much-deserved recognition to the ECE workforce and added value to Registry membership. Seventeen businesses joined in our...

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