June 15, 2017
A quick look at what's happening!
 " What a child can do today with assistance, she will be able to do by herself tomorrow."  ~ Vygotsky
Child Care Aware of NH Updates
Website Update
There are a few new things on the website.
  1. The hover feature on the resources pages is done. This component will allow website users to get a description of each resource before clicking on it.  
  2. The NH Health and Safety Training Program links are available. Hover over the Providers tab on the main navigation menu. Then, hover over the Professional Development tab and Health and Safety Trainings tab will be fourth on the drop-down list.
Professional Development Opportunities 

Rescheduled Trainings:

  • CCB: Providing Inclusive Care: Monday, 6/26/17, 6:15-9:15 pm, Hanover at Kendal, 80 Lyme Road Hanover, 03755 
Water Safety Training

Tuesday, July 11th
6:00-8:30 pm
East Side Learning Center
164 East Side Drive
Concord, NH 03301

$15 Registration Fee
Registration is through Eventbrite. Registration is online only and pre-registration is required. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
*2.5 hours of professional development awarded if the CCLU Rule Revisions are approved. 

Click here or on the flyer for more details.
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 Collaboratives
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 as well as 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' & Leadership Collaboratives may be found on page 28 of our Annual Training Calendar.

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
Check out Vroom,
Turning Everyday Moments  into Brain Building Activities! 
  Whether it’s meal time, bath time, or anytime in between, there are always ways to nurture children's growing minds.

Get the tools to Vroom at your program here

Happy Father's Day
Click here on the picture to view a special Vroom Father's Day video.

Check out this article from the NAEYC publication, Young Children, "Celebrating Father's as a Resource in Early Child Care Settings."

International Days 

June has some fun international days you can celebrate with the children and share with parents.

  • June 17th (or closest Saturday) International Juggling Day
  • June 18th International Picnic Day
  • June 21st International Yoga Day
Other Early Childhood News & Updates
Ray and the Sunbeatables™:
A Sun Safety Curriculum is now available FREE online!
The  website includes everything needed to implement the Sunbeatables Program at your school, child care center, or out-of-school setting including:
  • Training videos for teachers and caregivers 
  • Curriculum 
  • Teacher’s Guides 
  • Lessons and activities from the curriculum 
  • Downloadable resources, posters, and fact sheets 
An Introduction to the NH Early Learning Standards Webinar

June 21, 2017
6:15 - 7:45 pm

Click here or on the flyer for more details!
A Summer “Stroll” Through the NH Early Childhood Credentialing System!

Two webinars available.
Session 1:  July 18, 2017, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Session 2:  July 25, 2017, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Click here or on the flyer for more details.

The Web-based Health and Safety Training Program is now available!

Click here or on the picture to watch a video on how to enroll the Web-based NH Health and Safety Training Program.
Click  here  or on the picture for more details.
Free Training Opportunity

Put Child Care Wellness in Writing is 1.5 hour training that provides information and strategies for anyone involved in the development of child care wellness policies. 

The course was developed by Keene State College and is offered by UNH Cooperative Extension to all child care staff, including teachers and cooks working at CACFP agencies. 
Employment 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   Submissions received by the 7th of the month will be placed in the "At-A-Glance" e-newsletter and submissions received by the 25th of the month will be placed in the "Monthly Minutes" e-newsletter.  
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:  
  • Training and Technical Assistance Specialist 
  • Bilingual Support Specialist 

Click here for more information and to apply.  

Great Bay Kids' Company  is seeking dedicated Early Childhood Professionals for our programs! We offer competitive benefits.  All applicants must meet the minimum requirements for Child Care Assistant, Associate or Lead Teacher as outlined by the NH State Child Care Licensing Bureau. 

We have openings at our Portsmouth, Exeter, and Newmarket locations.

School Age Program
  • Site Director ~ Full Time Split Shift 6:30-8:30/12:00-6:00 Action Club Seniors @Lincoln Street School Exeter
Exeter Center
  • Infant Lead Teacher ~ Full Time
Newmarket Center
  • Lead Young Toddler Teacher ~ Full Time
Portsmouth Center
  • Infant Lead Teacher ~ Full Time
  • Young Toddler Lead Teacher ~ Full Time
  • Infant Floating Teacher ~ Full Time & Part Time
  • Young Toddler Floating Teacher ~ Full Time & Part Time
  • Associate Teacher Qualified Floats ~ Full and Part Time Positions Available
We are also looking for Summer Help!

JOIN THEIR AMAZING TEAM!! They're celebrating 50 years of quality early childhood education this year!  Please send your resume and transcripts for immediate consideration to Bekah Kistler at
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:    
Wes tern Regional Office:
Northern  Regional Office:           
(603) 578-1386, x 32 
(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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