April 15, 2018
A quick look at what's happening!
"It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform." ―  Roy T. Bennett .  
Child Care Aware of NH Updates
What's New on the Website!
There is a new Emergency Operations Tool up on the site. Child Care Aware of NH has created an EOP Brochure that can be used to share with families. The EOP Brochure can be found on the Emergency Planning page which is under the Provider Resources.

Click here or on the brochure for a printable copy.
CCAoNH Referrals
Child Care Aware of NH has added a NEW component to our referral packet! When a family requests a referral, CCAoNH is now including child care programs' email address, Facebook link, and website . Our hope is that this information will help make it easier for families to access and choose a quality child care program.
Professional Development Opportunities 
The 2017-2018
Annual Training Calendar
The Annual Training Calendar is a great tool to plan for professional development. It shows all of the trainings that CCAoNH will host from September 2017- June 2018.
“Life is like a compass. When you set your goals correctly, it will take you to the RIGHT direction.” - Anonymous

Click  here  or on the cover to view the 2017-2018 Annual Training Calendar.
Training Updates

There have been a few changes in the Annual Training Calendar. Our e-newsletter will always have the most up to date changes for locations and times of trainings. Thank you for your understanding in recognizing that some changes will arise due to trainer and host site needs and availability. 

Rescheduled Trainings:
  • CCB training, What Are You Trying to Say? Behavior is an Attempt to Communicate: Tuesday, May 1, 20186:15-9:15 pm, Hampstead Academy, 320 East Road, Hampstead, 03841 (Originally Scheduled for Tuesday, February 13, 2018.) 
CCAoNH is hosting a series of Child Care Licensing Unit Question and Answer Training Sessions.

Click   here  or on the flyer for the most current printable copy.
Click here or on the NH Professional Registry Icon to register for trainings.
Click  here  or on the Eventbrite Icon to register for trainings with a cost.
Click  here  or on the Webinar Icon to register for Live Webinars.
Child Care Aware Training Academy

Looking for even more professional development opportunities? Check out Child Care Aware Training Academy. Click  here  or on the picture for more details. 
Resources to Share With Families
Want to become a brain builder?
Check out Vroom at to see how using the activities like Sponge Sensations can help foster brain development in young children
Please note that Vroom has updated its website. Check it out at .
Week of the Young Child!
April 16–20, 2018
  • Music Monday! April 16, 2018: Sing, dance, celebrate, and learn
  • Tasty Tuesday! April 17, 2018: Healthy eating and fitness at home and school
  • Work Together Wednesday! April 18, 2018: Work together, build together, learn together
  • Artsy Thursday! April 19, 2018: Think, problem solve, create
  • Family Friday! April 20, 2018: Sharing family stories
Need help planning your Week of the Young Child events? Try these NAEYC resources:
Other Early Childhood News & Updates
NHAEYC is excited to share the 2018 Annual Spring Conference. The event will be held at NHTI’s Concord Community College in Concord on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Choose from 49 different workshop offerings, network with like-minded professionals, and enter to win some great door prizes. Click   here   to view the brochure and register today at  
Skill Building for Trauma Informed Child Care Practices

Click here or on the flyer for more details .

To register for the event, please email  

 Funding provided by NH Charitable Foundation
Trauma Informed Early Childhood Services (TIECS) 

Click here or on the flyer for more details or a printable copy.

Click here to register through the NH Registry.

Contact Hillary Pincoske with questions: or 206-6833

Registration required by April 30th
Registration is limited. 
Budgeting Fundamentals:
Building a budget to support planning and profitability 
Live Webinar
Thursday,   May 3, 2018, 1:00-2:30 pm

Review the basics of budgeting and learn how to effectively use budgeting to support business management decisions and financial sustainability. Receive a budget template designed for early learning centers and other helpful resources.
Click here for more details.
Learn more about the Business of Child Care at .
CCAoNH Employment Opportunities
Child Care Aware of New Hampshire  is looking for dynamic new team players to join our ranks. If you are interested in a rewarding and fun position that helps families find high quality child care and assists early childhood programs with quality professional development and technical assistance (coaching and mentoring) then this is the place for you!

Child Care Aware of New Hampshire is seeking:   

Bilingual Support Specialist
  • Provides bilingual support services and consumer education for families in selecting child care.
  • Facilitates trainings and provides targeted technical assistance to early childhood professionals.
  • Assesses each regional area to meet cultural needs and to promote cultural competency.
  • Provides interpretation in second language as necessary. 
 Training and Technical Assistance Specialist:
  • Facilitates training opportunities.
  • Provides targeted technical assistance to early childhood professionals.
  • Provides support services and consumer education for families in selecting child care.
  • Multiple positions available.
Click here for more information and to apply. 
Child Care Aware of NH Contact Information
Need Help? Support? Call our Training and TA Lines!
Main Toll Free Line: 1-855-393-1731 
Bilingual Support Line: 1-855-393-1731 x 28 

Regional Outreach Offices:        Training & TA/Help Lines:

Southern/Main Regional Office: 
Concord Regional Office: 
Eastern Regional Office:  
Western Regional Office:
Northern Regional Office:      
(603) 578-1386, x 32 
(603) 227-6383
(603) 330-0961
(603) 903-0830
(603) 752-1327
We hope you've enjoyed this edition of At-A-Glance. Look for future editions on the 15th of the month! Items for submission for At-A-Glance must be sent to  before the 7th of each month with the subject line "At-A-Glance". 
Child Care Aware of New Hampshire also offers FREE & CONFIDENTIAL Child Care Resource and Referral Services (CCR&R) to families and early childhood professionals. 

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The preparation of this email was financed under a Contract with the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Children, Youth, and Families, Bureau of Child Development and Head Start Collaboration, with funds provided in part by the State of NH and the US Department of Health and Human Services.