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Free Online Training Related to COVID-19

continued Early Childhood Education, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association, is offering free courses for child care administrators and staff concerning COVID-19.  These courses include stress management and mindfulness in these uncertain times, as well as emergency response strategies. Use the promo code FREESUPPORT when registering at continued.com/early-childhood-education.

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Take the Child Care Provider COVID-19 Survey

This information is specific to child care center owners, directors, and teachers. 

Click on the link below to complete the Child Care Provider COVID-19 Recommendations and Needs Survey. You may have already completed the survey, but it is open to anyone who works at a center so please encourage your staff or coworkers to complete.

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Free Online Training Course Available Through CCEI: Stress Management for Child Care Providers

ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is offering PROF100: Stress Management for Child Care Providers as a no-cost online child care training course to new CCEI users through March 31, 2020.  This is a one-hour, beginner-level course and grants 0.1 IACET CEU upon successful completion. CCEI professional...

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Urgent Request: Ask Your Lawmakers to Support Children and Families in Future Legislation in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

As Congress considers a far-reaching economic stimulus package and other legislation in response to the COVID-19 crisis, join the Children's Advocacy Alliance in urging lawmakers to include robust supports for Nevada's Children and Families.

Take Action Now

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Attention Nevada Child Care Business Owners and Staff

Dear Nevada Child Care Community, 
 
These are extraordinary times and we are all working to get through this together. The Governor’s Office has declared that licensed child care is an essential service for the children of first responders, hospital staff, and others who will be needed throughout this crisis. The State of Nevada...

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Take Action: Ask Your Lawmakers to Support the Child Care Industry

A message from the Children's Advocacy Alliance

As Congress considers a far-reaching economic stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 crisis, join the Children's Advocacy Alliance and First Five Years Fund in urging lawmakers to include robust support for the industry that makes it possible for millions of working...

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Tender Topics - Talking to Children About COVID-19

ProSolutions Training has identified a couple of articles that provide tips on how to talk to children about COVID-19:

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Letter to the Governor with Recommendations for ECE in Response to COVID-19

The Children's Advocacy Alliance just finalized and sent a letter to the Governor's office with recommendations to support Nevada's child care industry in response to COVID-19. They also received a flowchart from Child Care Aware of America to...

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COVID-19 Resources for Children and Families

The Children's Advocacy Alliance (CAA) is closely monitoring the evolving situation around the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the globe and our state. In an effort to help ease what may be...

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A Look Inside The Nevada Registry - February 2020

It was business as usual for The Nevada Registry. Check out what we were up to during the month of February. 

  • Membership total: 7397 
  • 695 applications and renewal forms were received and data-entered into the system. As a reminder, paper renewal forms are no longer accepted as of January 1, 2020.  
  • 692 membership certificates were processed. View,...

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National Workforce Registry Alliance and Partnership Eligibility Review

A new page has been added to The Nevada Registry's website titled, National Workforce Registry Alliance and Partnership Eligibility Review (PER). This page provides an overview of the national organization and the PER approval status that The Nevada Registry has successfully achieved and maintained...

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Coronavirus Information for Child Care Facilities

The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services is actively monitoring the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and working closely with state and local partners to protect the health and well-being of Nevadans. The department is following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, communicating with health organizations, and working with health authorities statewide to ensure...

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Board of Health to Consider Child Care Regulations in June

An important message from State Child Care Licensing:

Regulations regarding sanctions, ratios and other issues were originally scheduled to be heard tomorrow at the 3/6/20 Board of Health (BOH) meeting. However, proposed regulations affecting the child care industry in Nevada will not be heard. It is expected that these proposed regulations will be heard...

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Attention Members! New Membership Benefit Now Available

The Nevada Registry's new attendance tracking feature is now available! 

The attendance tracking feature allows completed Registry-approved training to be added to the membership accounts of active Registry members within approximately one week of attending an in-person training session. Commonly referred to as "live" data tracking, this is a significant benefit to you...

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Attention Trainers! New Attendance Tracking Feature Now Available

The Nevada Registry's new attendance tracking feature is now available! 

The attendance tracking feature allows completed Registry-approved training to be added to the membership accounts of active Registry members within approximately one week of attending an in-person training session. Commonly referred to as "live" data tracking, this is a significant benefit to professionals working...

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Notice of Upcoming Meeting of the Washoe County Child Care Advisory Board

You are invited to attend the next meeting of the WASHOE COUNTY CHILD CARE ADVISORY BOARD.

WHEN: March 12, 2020  
TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
LOCATION: Washoe County Commissioners’ Chambers  
Washoe County Complex, Building A
1001 East 9th Street 
Reno, Nevada

Meeting Agenda

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