Daily Early Childhood Community Update for:
May 6, 2020
Resilience Week Continues!

Check out the schedule of great sessions and resources for the remainder of the week offered by SCAN and partners.
Click the picture below for 50 ways to enjoy Whimsical Wednesday!
Professional Development:

FREE Central VCPD Summit: Putting the "I" in Team. The role of coaching in early childhood education programs, presented by Keith Pentz, Early Years Program. Friday, May 22, 9:30-11:00, register here.

If your child was receiving free or reduced meals at school, you are now eligible for Pandemic EBT cards with $370 per student loaded on. This will be mailed to your home by VDSS. Call your school today to report any changes in your address.
Teaching at Home:

VPM:  Resources for parents and teachers  to support at home learning for pre-k through high school. 
 Science: Need a field trip? Metro Richmond Zoo opens a  1 hour drive through  tour opening May 7th. 

VDOE partners with Spanish radio to launch the first bilingual radio learning program
Please keep sharing -we are here for you.

Stay safe and be well.

Your SBGR Team
Teaching is the one profession that creates all
other professions.
Food and Nutrition Access:

Know someone who needs help with food insecurity? Call Feed More's Hunger Hotline 804-521-2500
ex. 631

Text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 877-877 to find a feeding site near you or search here. These sites are available to all children 0-18 years old.
Need work or looking for workers?

Join the ChildSavers-CDS Facebook page to post your need staff or that you are looking for work. There are almost 150 members now! Let's make these connections!
Attn: Child Care Providers

DSS Licensing Hotline:

VADSS COVID -19 web page for the latest news and resources.

Update your program status with Child Care Aware of VA

Join The Basics Facebook page for twice daily activities to support The Basics
Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond