Early Childhood Credential Challenge
The Child Development Bureau (CDB) and Child Care Aware of New Hampshire (CCAoNH) announce this year’s Early Childhood Credential Challenges.
T his Year's Challenge is NEW. There is still the Individual Challenge but now programs can take on a Team Challenge as well!

Child Care Aware of New Hampshire is offering to cover the $25 cost of an initial credentialing application fee or the $10 renewal fee for the first 100 credentials to meet the Challenge criteria below and be awarded during this year’s Early Childhood Credentialing Challenge.

The Challenge begins October 1, 2017 and ends March 1, 2018.
Click here or on the picture for a printable copy of the flyer. The Individual Challenge is on pg. 1.
Individual Challenge
To meet the Early Childhood Credentialing Challenge individuals must:
  • Complete the Individual Credentialing Challenge Application Form & Release
  • Receive any one of the following types of Technical Assistance from CCAoNH:
  • One-on-one TA
  • Phone TA
  • Be enrolled in the NH Professional Registry with completed education and employment records
  • Apply for an Early Childhood Credential by March 1, 2018
  • Receive their credential at the Celebration of Early Childhood Professionals on Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Individual Incentives
Individual raffles will be drawn for:
  • Free Digital Tablet (2)
  • Conference Bucks, for admittance into any CCAoNH Conference in 2018 (1)
  • $50 Gift Card (1)
Click here or on the picture for a printable copy of the flyer. The Team Challenge is on pg. 2.
Team Challenge
To meet the Early Childhood Credentialing Team Challenge programs must:
  • Complete and submit a Credentialing Team Challenge Commitment Form & Release
  • Have the Director and 40 percent of staff receive either a new credential or renew their credential
  • Have each staff member receive any one of the following types of Technical Assistance from CCAoNH:
  • One-on-one TA
  • Phone TA
  • Request a Community of Learning Credentialing Meeting
  • Have all staff be enrolled in the NH Professional Registry with completed education and employment records
  • Apply for an Early Childhood Credential by March 1, 2018
  • Receive their credential at the Celebration of Early Childhood Professionals on Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Team Incentives
Credentialing Team Challenge Raffle Items will be drawn for:
  • Staff Retreat: Conference Bucks for all program staff that completed the Challenge to attend a CCAoNH Conference in 2018 (2)
  • $500.00 prize (1)
  • $250.00 prize (1)
  • Community Playthings Gift (2) 

Get ready to prepare for this year’s Credential Challenge

Click here or on the flyer for a printable copy.
“It's Virtually Possible! Applying for your Credential Online”
  • November 7, 2017, 6:15-7:45 pm
  • January 16, 2018, 6:15-7:45 pm

Using the NH ECE Workforce Specialized Competencies to Develop a Professional Development Plan”
  • November 14, 2017, 6:15-7:45 pm
  • January 23, 2018, 6:15-7:45 pm 

Please note, these are not multi-series trainings. 

Register now and receive an email with your personal link to use for the webinar you select. Please plan to login in at least five minutes prior to the start of the webinar. Credit for attending a session will appear on your training transcript, in the NH Professional Registry, within 5 business days after the training. 
The preparation of this email was financed under a Contract with the State of New Hampshire, Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Children, Youth and Families, Child Development Bureau with funds provided in part by the State of New Hampshire and the US Department of Health and Human Services.