CCR&R Monthly Newsletter August 5, 2021
Resources for Providers
August CPR/AED Dates

Register early- space is limited! Training includes: CPR for Adult, Child and Infant, Use of AED & Emergency Care for Choking. Meets state of Wisconsin license requirements. Training valid for two years.

Dates: August 10th or August 24th, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Location: CCR&R Kimberly

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
Approaches to Learning: From Theory to Practice

Date: August 12, 2021
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
Location: CCR&R office- Kimberly
This is an in-person training!

Cost: $10.00 for child care providers residing in Calumet, Green Lake, Outagamie, Waupaca, and Winnebago Counties, $25.00 for providers residing in all other counties. Register HERE:

Please note! All 5 WMELS Domain Theory to Practice Sessions are scheduled to be held monthly until December 2021! View the flyer here to save the date: Fall WMELS Theory to Practice flyer 2021
Virtual- Family Child Care Provider Cafe
Date: August 26th, 2021
Time: 12:30-2:00 pm
Location: Zoom Platform
August Topic: Preserving Food From Your Garden- presentation by Karen Dickrell, UW-Extension Outagamie County

ALL Family Child Care Providers are welcome to attend our Provider Cafes!
Register on our website HERE or call 920-886-1211.
Informational Presentation- Virtual FVTC Early Childhood Course Offerings

CCR&R Welcomes Guest Speaker: Kathy Meetz, Early Childhood Education Faculty/Department Chair, Fox Valley Technical College 

Date: August 25, 2021, 6:30-7:30 pm

Presentation will cover early childhood courses available at FVTC, pathways to certificates and credentials, program supports, scholarships and more! Registration required HERE.
Informational Presentation- Virtual T.E.A.C.H and Reward Programs

CCR&R Welcomes Guest Speaker: Mary Erickson Gerbig, Co-Director T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® WISCONSIN

Date: August 11, 2021, 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm

Presentation will cover how the T.E.A.C.H. and REWARD programs work, how to apply, eligibility & more! Registration required HERE.  
CCR&R is offering 3 FREE Tom Copeland Webinars in Fall 2021!

  • Tax Consequences of Coping with COVID-19
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 ~ 6:00-8:00 pm
  • How to Effectively Use Contracts & Policies in the Age of COVID-19 Tuesday, September 28, 2021 ~ 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Successful Strategies for Marketing Your Business
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 ~ 6:00-8:00 pm  

All family child care providers residing in Calumet, Green Lake, Outagamie, Waupaca and Winnebago counties are welcome to register. For more info/ registration visit our website HERE.
Important Info! New grant opportunities available for Outagamie County Child Care Programs

Outagamie County's Finance Committee has approved Phase One grants of up to $25,000 to local Nonprofit Organizations located in Outagamie County. 

Any nonprofit agency serving Outagamie County children and families currently accepting WI Shares families is eligible to apply for grant funding through this program. Grant applications must be received by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 9th to be considered. All grant decisions and awards will be made by September 30, 2021. 

* Please note that for-profit day care providers are NOT eligible for grant funding through this Phase One program, but may be eligible for the Small Business Grant program through Outagamie County. Application for the Small Business Grant Program can be found HERE.

Frequently Asked Questions and more info for both grants can be found HERE.
Please direct any questions to
Community Resources
CCR&R is looking for community partners for our 2021 shoe drive fundraiser!
If you would be interested in placing a donation box at your business or child care program, please view the info flyer HERE or email for more information.
Child Care Resource & Referral