November 15, 2016
A quick look at what's happening!
 "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." ~ Aesop
Child Care Aware of NH Updates
Child Care Aware of NH's NEW Website is Live!
If you haven't checked it out yet, click here or on the button to the left.  We hope you love the new site.  Please remember that while it is up and running,  this is an ongoing project.  Please bear with us as we work to build a more user friendly site for families and providers. 
CCAoNH will be Closed for Thanksgiving
On November 24 and 25, CCAoNH will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.  
Professional Development Opportunities 
Annual Training Calendar
Check out our Annual Training Calendar to find professional development opportunities near you.  We are offering over 400 hours of professional development this year!  
Click here or on the picture to open the Annual Training Calendar.
Please note any changes to the Annual Training Calendar below.
Changes to the Training Calendar

Two trainings will be rescheduled for December.  More info to come: 
  • Tuesday, November 15thWatch Me Grow, Ages and Stages, and Learn the Signs: Act Early
  • Thursday, November 17thCCB: Strengthening Families, Strengthening Care

Update Registry Records 

Please take a moment to update your NH Professional Registry record with your correct phone and email address.

The information found in your NH Professional Registry Record is used to inform training participants when trainings have been cancelled or when there is a location change, etc...

If you need help updating your record, please call 1-855-393-1731

Register Now!
"A Shooter in the Building:  Violent Intruder Response Training for Childcare Professionals" 
December 5, 2016
6:30 - 8:30 PM
$15 per person

Click  here  or on the flyer for a printable version.

Register through  Eventbrite  or click the  Eventbrite Icon below

Please note that after registering through Eventbrite a link to access the live webinar will be emailed to you.
Training and TA Institute
Calling all Early Childhood Trainers, Faculty Members, Training and TA Specialists, Consultants and
Peer Mentors!  This a training designed especially for you.

“Teach, Train, Inspire: Using the NH Early Learning Standards” 

December 13, 2016
8:30 AM – 3:00 PM 
The Common Man, Concord, NH  

Cost: $75 Includes Lunch and Book

Register through  Eventbrite  or click the  Eentbrite Icon below
Click  here  or on the flyer for a printable version.
Save the Date

"Caring for Our Children: Health, Safety, Nutrition and Wellness" Conference in Keene

Keene State College ~ January 28th ~ More Details to Come!

Click here or on the NH Professional Registry Icon above to register for trainings.

Click here or on Eventbrite Icon above to register for trainings with a cost.

Directors' & Leadership Collaborative
Are you a Director, Administrator or an emerging Early Childhood Leader? Are you looking to collaborate with other providers in your region? Consider joining one of Child Care Aware of NH's Directors' or Leadership Collaboratives.

These meetings are designed by each group in the region to reflect area needs and interests and to provide program leaders with Child Care Aware of NH program updates, essential local and state information along with professional development opportunities.  Information on topics and trainings being addressed varies based on group interests. 
Click here to find a date, time, and location near you! Directors' Collaboratives may be found on page 28 of our Training Calendar.

CCLU Rule Revision Sessions
Register for a Child Care Aware of NH Directors' or  Leadership Collaborative near you to hear about:
  • Where CCLU is in the revision process
  • How you can become involved
  • Ask your questions
  • Tell CCLU your concerns

Please see below for CCLU Rule Revision Session near you. 

Due to space limitations, please register and attend only ONE information session, so that, others can obtain the information provided.  

Central Region

  • Laconia Directors' Collaborative, Tuesday, January 17, 9:30 - 11:30 am, Lakes Region Community Services, 719 North Main Street, Laconia

Eastern Region

  • Seacoast Directors' Collaborative, Tuesday, November 22, 9:30 - 11:30 am, Christ Church, 43 Pine Street, Exeter
  • Rochester Directors' Collaborative, Wednesday, January 18, 9:30 - 11:30 am, Granite State College, 35 Industrial Way, Rochester 

Northern Region

  • Tamworth Leadership Collaborative, Thursday, December 22, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Tri County CAP Building, 448 White Mountain Highway, Tamworth 
  • Lancaster Directors' Collaborative, Tuesday, January 24, 1:30 - 3:30 pm, Passumpsic Bank, 117 Main Street, Lancaster 
Southern Region
  • ONE TIME ONLY Additional Collaborative Added (for CCLU Rule Revision Session) Nashua Director's Collaborative, Tuesday, November 29, 9:30 - 11:30 am, Nashua Child Learning Center, 5 St. Laurent Street, Nashua
  • Derry Directors' Collaborative, Wednesday, December 14, 9:30 - 11:30 am, Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway, Derry

Western Region

  • Peterborough Leadership Collaborative, Thursday, January 5, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Monadnock Community Hospital, 452 Old Street Road, Peterborough
  • Claremont Leadership Collaborative, Thursday, January 19, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, River Valley Community College, 1 College Drive, Claremont
  • The session will be offered twice at the Keene "Caring for Our Children: Health, Safety, Nutrition and Wellness" Conference
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 to the left for more details. 
Resources to Share With Families
    Click here or on the image above to watch the video.  
Vroom Video Tip:
Point and Switch

Check out one of Vroom's Tips on video!  Use these as inspiration for creating brain building moments with the children in your program.

Check Vroom out at

Other Early Childhood News & Updates
Thank you to everyone who submitted the 2016 NH Childcare Immunization Report on time! Your time and attention is greatly appreciated. However, if you missed the November 15th deadline, the due date has been extended to November 22, 2016. You can complete this required report (RAS 141-C:20-e) either electronically or on paper.
* Electronically – an email invitation was sent out around October 14th (check your spam folder) with the link to complete the report. You may also submit your report electronically here:

* Paper – if we had no email address, the report was mailed to you via the US Postal Service in mid-October. You may also download/print a 2016 report directly from our website Mail or fax the report to the contact below.

In addition to the report, our website has tools and resources to assist you in completing the report as well as fun activities, parent resources, and a child care guide.

If you have any questions, please contact Suzanne Allison at 603-271-3572. Thank you for helping protect New Hampshire families and communities against vaccine preventable diseases!

Job Opportunities
Job opportunities are included as a courtesy to programs requesting that information be shared and disseminated. Please note that Child Care Aware of NH will disseminate this information once through the next available e-newsletter depending upon the date sent. Submissions must be email ready and should be sent to Those received by the 7th of the month will be included in the "At-A-Glance" e-newsletter and submissions received by the 25th of the month will be added in the "Monthly Minutes" e-newsletter.
Great Bay Kids’ Company is currently looking for Lead & Floating teachers:

Exeter Center
  • Lead Young Toddler Teacher ~ Full Time

Newmarket Center

  • Lead or Associate Teacher ~ Full Time Floats
Portsmouth Center
  • Young Toddler Lead Teacher ~ Full Time
  • Pre-K Lead Teacher ~ Full Time
  • Kindergarten Lead Teacher~Full Time
  • Associate Teacher Qualified Floats Full and Part Time Positions Available
Please send your resume and transcripts to April at
The Exeter Day School is seeking an experienced Director to join their team!   Exeter Day School is a Licensed Plus ® Child Care Provider.

C lick here for more information about this position.

Please send resume and cover letter to 
Easter Seals Child Development Centers is n ow hiring professional Early Childhood Educators for full time Lead and Associate positions.

Lead Teacher Requirements:

  • Minimum of Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, including a three credit course in child growth & development
  • Prior experience working with young children

Associate Teacher Requirements:

  • Minimum of 9 Credits in Early Childhood Education, including a three credit course in child growth & development
  • Prior experience working with young children

The ideal candidate will be professional, energetic, creative and nurturing. Responsibilities include implementing curriculum plans, providing developmentally appropriate instruction and supervision to young children, interacting with children in a positive, responsive manner and communicating with families daily.

For more information click here.

If interested in applying, please send your resume to Jessica Carluccio at or call 603-621-3537. 

Growing Places After School Site Director Position, Madbury NH.   

We are looking to hire an energetic, motivated, and committed team player to join and co-lead our after school program Monday-Friday from 3:15-6:00 at Moharimet Elementary. Responsibilities include:
  • Supervision of an assigned group of children ranging in age from 5-12 years
  • Daily communication with families of assigned children
  • Interacting with these children in a variety of activities including but not limited to gross motor play, board games, open ended arts & crafts, etc. 

Currently this is a part time position with the potential of becoming full time in the future.  

For more information or to apply please contact Francesca Trial at 603-868-1335 or 

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 x28  

 Regional Outreach Offices Training  & TA/Help Lines:

Southern/Main Regional Office: 
Concord Regional Office:  
Eastern Regional Office:    
Wes tern Regional Office:
Northern  Regional Office:           
(603) 578-1386, x32 
(603) 227-6383
(603) 330-0961
(603) 903-0830
(603) 752-1327 or (603) 323-7091

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". 

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