DCF has announced two new programs for Child Care Providers
CCRSA Technology Access Program- this is a new opportunity for Wisconsin child care providers to place an order to receive free technology to support your program. Available items include laptops, tablets, printers, wi-fi routers, and more. The order portal will be open May 24- June 18, 2021. Specific program information, eligibility requirements, and FAQ can be found on the DCF website HERE.
Workforce Retention and Recognition Stipend Program- This program specifically supports eligible Wisconsin child care professionals in educator roles who have fingerprint background checks with at least preliminary eligibility. More extensive information including eligibility requirements and application dates can be found on the DCF website HERE.
Resources for Providers
Summer CPR/AED Dates
IN PERSON- Register early- space is limited! Training includes: CPR for Adult, Child and Infant, Use of AED & Emergency Care for Choking. Meets state of Wisconsin license requirements. Training valid for two years.
Saturday June 26th 8:00-11 am
Saturday July 10th- 8:00- 11 am
Tuesday July 20th- 6:00- 9:00 PM
Cost: $20.00 per person, fees collected at time of training
Location: CCR&R office, Kimberly
How to Register: Call/Text/Email instructor with name and date you would like to attend. Pre-registration required, no walk-ins!
To register contact Joni Kerwin 920-231-7825 or email email@example.com
Strengthening Families in Early Care and Education with Mandated Reporter- Online
Participants must complete all activities, discussions, and assignments in the time-frame provided. SCAN-MRT training is included.
Date: June 7- June 14, 2021
Cost: $15.00 for providers in Calumet, Green Lake, Outagamie, Waupaca, and Winnebago Counties, $25.00 for providers residing in ALL OTHER COUNTIES
We ask that everyone continue to wear face coverings and sign a waiver when using the CCR&R library.
First Five Fox Valley connects families to vital community resources, provides development screenings and follow up, answers parenting questions, and providers referrals to community early childhood resources.
Learn more about First 5 Fox Valley- Help Me Grow by visiting the website HERE.