October 15, 2018
A quick look at what's happening!
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” -Dr. Seuss
Child Care Aware of NH Updates
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 Calenda r
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.
2018 Fall NH Early Childhood Leadership Summit
Inspired Leadership and Lavender

Thursday, October 25, 2018

8:00am - 3:00pm

The Common Man Inn & Spa
231 Main Street
Plymouth, NH 03264  

2018 Training & TA Institute
Click here for a printable copy of the flyer.
Caring for Our Children Conference in Conway
Click here for a printable copy of the conference brochure.
  Keynote Presentation: What Are the Benefits of High-Quality Early Childhood Programs?

Saturday, November 3, 2018

8:00am - 4:00pm

Kennett Middle School
176 Main Street
Conway, NH 03818  
Be on the lookout for a flyer or brochure as the date of each event approaches!
Active Community Training (A.C.T.)
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Infant and Toddler Institute
Saturday, December 8, 2018
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: .

October 2018 is National Preparedness Month!  

Don't miss out on the opportunity to be part of the Great NorthEast ShakeOut -New Hampshire. The event has participants participate in a a State in Drop, Cover, Hold response action drill at 10:18 am on Thursday, October 18, 2018 .
Pre-Planning for November

November's topic is about fire safety during the holidays. Please be sure to use the resources above for important fire safety tips.
Resources to Share With Families
Become a Brain Builder Today!
October 27, 2018 Is Make a Difference Day
Make a Difference Day is a National day devoted to helping others by doing volunteer work in the community. Consider planning an activity that families can get involved in.
October 30, 2018 Is National Candy Corn Day
Pull out the candy corn! Share your thoughts for simple patterning, color, graphing and counting activities for parents to try at home with their kiddos!
Other Early Childhood News & Updates
Upcoming PTAN Events
Click on each flyer for more details.
Child Engagement: Promoting Success and Preventing Challenging Behaviors

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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". 
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