June 2020 Newsletter
Preparing Children and Families for the Return to Care
As many communities begin to re-open after COVID-19 related stay-at-home orders are lifted, child care programs are going to be crucial to the success of the economic recovery. Experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC) and American Academy of Pediatrics   (AAP) have developed guidance for programs that have remained open to care for the children of essential employees. Learn More
Preparing for New Routines and Separation Anxiety
Talking to Children About COVID-19
Managing Adult Emotions
Establishing and Communicating Policies
Additional Articles
What is the status of your child care program?
A. Our program was not impacted by COVID-19 related shut-downs.
B. Our program was minimally impacted by COVID-19.
C. Our program remained open to care for the children of essential workers only.
D. Our program closed but will open soon with reduced enrollment.
E. Our program closed but will open soon for business as usual.
F. Our program is closed and the path forward has not been determined.
G. Our program closed and will not reopen.
Poll Results: May 2020 Newsletter
How has your professional life been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic?

A. Things have not changed. I am still working in the same capacity. - 107 responses or 15%
B. I am working, but with changes to my schedule or work environment. - 334 responses or 47%
C. I am not currently working due to the Coronavirus pandemic. - 269 responses or 38%

Total Responses: 710 responses
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Student Spotlight
Bertha Fernandez
San Angelo, Texas
The program that I participated in with ChildCare Education Institute was the Texas Child Care Administration & Business Practices Certificate 100 clock hours and a few courses that will help during the COVID-19 pandemic. I will always look to CCEI courses to further my education and for meeting annual state professional development requirements. I will definitely continue my education with CCEI and I absolutely recommend CCEI! It has been an amazing learning experience for me!

Practices to Reduce Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic...

Last month's blog explored some of the common signs of stress that people may be experiencing during COVID-19 related shut-downs. Even though some states are opening up or loosening restrictions on stay-at-home orders, stress is not going away....

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