"Children Learning, Parents Earning, Communities Growing"
March 1, 2021 | Issue #9
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Our March Monday Morning Update Sponsor: Controltec
For over 25 years Controltec has been the industry leader in providing subsidy management software solutions for childcare agencies. In California and across the nation, KinderTrack4 has been the solution for programs to streamline processes, eliminate fraud and stay state compliant. 
Developed and maintained in California, KinderTrack4 is an easy to use, completely web and browser-based system that will keep your program CDE compliant. Looking for real-time attendance tracking? You can now add, KinderConnect, a portal for providers to manage attendance online. Save hundreds of dollars in printing and postal fees, eliminate paperwork and improve communications between childcare providers and agency staff. 
KinderSign and KinderSmart is now available to collect attendance using a tablet; parents can even use their smart phones for check in and out. Now is the time to consider upgrading to KinderTrack and eliminate the paperwork and add a ‘touchless’ check in process.
March 2021 Featured Agency Highlight
Child Care Resource Center
Community based public and private Alternative Payment Programs (APPs) support the needs of working moms and dads with access to child care and other supports earmarked to lift families up from poverty. During the pandemic, these programs have distributed emergency essential worker child care vouchers, family child care and center stipends & PPE, diapers, food and clothing. Throughout California, these APPs may also support parental choice to CalWORKs Stages 2 & 3, preschool and center-based programs, general child care, After School Education and Safety (ASES), Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Family Child Care Home Education Networks (FCCHENs), transportation, behavioral & mental health services, respite, regional centers, health and safety, 21st Century, resource libraries, and Trustline.

Below is an informational highlight from Child Care Resource Center supporting the needs of family child care providers and families in their community.
How is your agency staying connected to your families and providers? Let us know!