CCR&R Monthly Newsletter April 1st, 2022
NAEYC's Week of the Young Child- April 2nd-8th, 2022
Join us in celebrating this fun-filled week celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and communities. Follow the NAEYC theme days, or create your own:
  • Music Monday
  • Tasty Tuesday
  • Work Together Wednesday
  • Artsy Thursday
  • Family Friday

Find Week of the Young Child activity ideas and resources on the NAEYC page HERE.
Finish off the week by visiting our CCR&R booth at the Fox Cities Kidz Expo,
Saturday, April 9, 2022 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Fox Cities Exhibition Center, Downtown Appleton
Resources for Providers
Virtual- Build Your Business in Family Child Care information sessions

Tuesdays from 12:30-2:00 pm
  • April 5th
  • April 12th
  • April 19th
  • April 26th

These FREE virtual sessions designed to help you understand the process of becoming a child care provider.

Pre-registration is required
Register online HERE
In Person -
Math Matters (Rescheduled)

Date: April 19th, 2022
Time: 6:00- 9:00 pm
Location: CCR&R, Kimberly
Registry Tier Level: Tier 2
Hours: 3

Cost: $15.00 for Child Care Providers residing in Calumet, Green Lake, Outagamie, Waupaca, and Winnebago Counties, $25.00 for providers in all other counties

More info and registration HERE
Abusive Head Trauma (AHT)

Date: April 12th, 2022
Time: 6:00pm- 8:00 pm

This is a live training- it is NOT recorded! Registration is required HERE

Question on SBS/AHT Training updates? View the updated FAQ document HERE: 
Upcoming CPR/AED Training

Date: April 7th, 2022
Time: 6:00 pm- 9:00pm
Location: CCR&R Kimberly
Cost: $20.00 per person

How to Register: Call/Text/Email instructor with name and date you would like to attend.
Pre-registration required, no walk-ins!

To register contact Joni Kerwin 920-231-7825 or email

For more info visit our website HERE
Curious Educators Edcamp
Date: Wed. April 20th, 2022
Location: Building for Kids, 100 W. College Ave, Appleton

Spend time connecting with other educators facing similar challenges, learn new tips, and share experiences. FREE Registration and 3 hours of Registry Credit!

Register online here: HERE
Family Child Care
Provider Cafe

Date: April 28th, 2022
Time: 12:30-2:00 pm
Location: Zoom Platform
April Speaker: Amy Verhagen, WWBIC

ALL Family Child Care Providers are welcome to attend our free Provider Cafes!

Register online HERE or call 920-886-1211.
2022 WFCCA Family Child Care Conference

Dates: Thursday-Saturday April 28-30, 2022
Location: Hyatt Regency & KI Convention Center, Green Bay, WI
Featuring keynote "Play is Learning" by Penny Chase from SFTA

Schedule and registration info HERE
Community Resources
Fox Valley Tech Education Programs Information Session

Interested in joining an education program?
Already in the profession and looking to advance? Attend to learn about degrees, certificates, and tech diplomas in Early Childhood Education, Foundations of Teacher Education, and more.

Date: Wed April 27th, 2022
Location: FVTC campus, Appleton, Room A170 (enter through door 16)

Registration is not required, for questions contact
"Rise Above and Beyond"
Young Parent Conference
sponsored by Parent Connection

Date: Friday May 6th, 2022
Time: 8:00 am- 2:45 pm
Location: FVTC Appleton, entrance 16

Spend the day focused on yourself and your future. Gain valuable information about parenting and more! The Young Parent Conference is open to any parent up to age 25. Free Breakfast & Lunch!

RSVP Online HERE by May 5th at 4:00 pm
April is Family Strengthening Month!

Now’s the perfect time to celebrate your family’s strengths! Research shows there are 5 Strengths that help families weather difficulties and better care for one another. Find tips and ideas for building on your family’s strengths at
Please note: Our CCR&R office will be closed April 15th in observance of Good Friday
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