November 15, 2018
A quick look at what's happening!
When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."
Dalai Lama
Child Care Aware of NH Updates
CCAoNH Closed
CCAoNH will be closed Thursday, November 22, 2018 and Friday, November 23, 2018 in observance of Thanksgiving. We will reopen with regular business hours Monday, November 26, 2018.
Congratulations to Our New Progressive Training and Technical Assistance Programs!
The following programs have been selected to participate in the fall 2018 round of Progressive Training and Technical Assistance Program. Congratulations! We are excited to start working with you and your program and look forward to a successful adventure!
  • Country Kids Learning Center
  • Easter Seals NH Child Development & Family Resource Center
  • Granite Start Early Learning Center
  • Kidsworks Learning Center
  • One Step Ahead Daycare
  • Ossipee Concerned Citizens Childcare Center
  • Penny's Child Care
  • Rise for Baby and Family
  • Storybook Hollow
  • Sunrise Children's Center
  • The Kids Spot
  • The Learning Center at Concord Hospital
  • World Academy
Training and TA Institute
Strengths-Based Coaching®:
Using Mindfulness to Create Real Change through Communication
On November 1, 2018, early childhood trainers, TA specialists, consultants and leaders across the State came together to engage in professional development to help build their coaching skills. Participants focused on how to talk, so adults will listen and to listen so adults will talk. Then participants engaged in how to set effective goals, review progress towards those goals and how move towards real change.
  • "Annette was awesome!"
  • "Loved the interactive activities and that she had us getting up to move around."
  • "Meaningful real life situations."
We want to thank everyone who came out for this great training!
Caring for Our Children Conference
Conway, NH
On November 3, 2018, providers gathered to enjoy a full day of professional development at the Caring for Our Children Conference in Conway, NH. We had people who came from all over the State enjoy sessions on topics ranging from Early Learning Standards to mud. It was a great day filled with learning and fun!
  • "Loved this conference. It was my first time attending! Great Speakers!"
  • "Really appreciated the Keynote by Scott Noyes. Inspired me to design a new program for teachers."
Thank you to everyone who came to the conference.
Early Childhood Credentialing Challenges
The Challenge started October 1, 2018!
Click  here  or on the picture for a printable copy of the flyer.  The Individual Challenge is on pg. 1.
Click  here  or on the picture for a printable copy of the flyer.  The Team Challenge is on pg. 2.
Get ready to prepare for this year’s Credential Challenges

Click  here or on the flyer for a printable copy.
Professional Development Opportunities 
2018-2019 Annual Training Calendar
The Annual Training Calendar is a tool to intentionally plan for professional development. It shows all of the trainings that CCAoNH will host from September 2018 - June 2019.

“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.”
- Henry Ford

Click  here  or on the cover to view the 2018-2019 Annual Training Calendar.
Active Collaborative Training (A.C.T.) Series:
Bomb Threat (SCAN) & Active Shooter (CRASE)
Saturday, December 1, 2018
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Great Bay Community College
320 Corporate Drive
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Register through Eventbrite .

Click here of on the flyer for more information.
Infant & Toddler Institute
How the NH Early Learning Standards Can Help in Promoting Infant/Toddler Learning and Development Through Play, Exploration, and Responsive Interactions

Saturday, December 1, 2018
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Executive Court Banquet Facility
1199 S Mammoth Road
Manchester, NH 03109

Register through Eventbrite .

Click here of on the flyer for more information.
Save the Date

Caring for Our Children Conference in Keene on Saturday, January 26, 2019.

Be on the lookout for the brochure as the date of each event approaches!
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 to or on the Webinar icon to register for webinar trainings. (The next live webinar will be available in January.)
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. 
Health and Safety
Emergency planning happens year round. Each month, we will highlight safety themes and resources. The National Safety Council has a list of themes and events: .

November 2018 is Holiday Safety Month!
November's topic is about fire and food safety during the holidays. Please be sure to use the resources below for important safety tips.

Pre-Planning for December 2018: Safe Toys and Gift Giving Month!
December's topic is safety toys and gift giving. Please be sure to use the resources below for important safety tips.
Resources to Share With Families
November 26 November 30 Is   Vroom Week!  
Helping our future thrive by celebrating brain building moments
for children birth to five!
Be on the lookout for fun activities happen during Vroom Week. The purpose of Vroom Week is to celebrate the importance of brain building for children birth to five.
November 21, 2018 Is   World Hello Day!  
World Hello Day was created to promote world peace. What a great day to teach children how to say hello in many different languages. Share this link with parents for How to Say Hello in 50 Different Languages .
November 23, 2018 Is Your Welcome Day
This is a great day for teachers and parents to promote good manners!
Other Early Childhood News & Updates
2018 Childcare Immunization Report Deadline Extended! 
The NH Immunization Program (NHIP) wishes to thank all who have submitted the 2018 NH Childcare Immunization Report! Your time and attention is greatly appreciated.
Please note that the due date has been extended to NOVEMBER 30, 2018.
If you did not receive a report by email or by regular mail, please go to the NHIP Child Care website: , where you will find a link to the electronic report as well as a PDF version that you can print and return to NHIP (this may also be used as a worksheet). The website also has tools and resources to help you complete the report.
The Annual Childcare Immunization Report is required by NH RSA 141-C:20-e, which states “Schools and child care agencies, whether public or private, shall make an annual report to the Commissioner relative to the status of immunization of all enrolled students.”
If you have any questions, please contact the NH Immunization Program at 603-271-4482. Thank you for helping keep New Hampshire families and communities protected against vaccine preventable diseases!
Input Needed
 What’s Your Infant/Toddler Evacuation Plan?
Child Care Aware of America is looking for your input. If you are an early learning professional, (family child care provider, child care center staff, Early Head Start staff, etc.) please let us know how you are evacuating with infants and toddlers. Child Care Aware of America will use this information to create a leading practices resource document that will be available for the early childhood community. Please fill this quick survey out no later than November 30, 2018.
Thanks in advance for your feedback! 
Click on the appropriate picture to take the survey in English or Spanish.
Child Care Aware of NH Contact Information
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