Early Child Care Professionals
Guidance from DSS (Updated 03/18/20)
Minus 9 to 5 Resource List for Early Childhood Providers
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Lifting Food Restrictions
Minus 9 to 5 can assist with you getgetting some of the food purchasing restrictions lifted. Check out this important info on their website: https://www.minus9to5.org/food-restriction/
Reduced hours due to Coronavirus?
FREE infant and toddler trainings presented by Infant and Toddler Specialist, Rachel Levering.
These trainings will repeat on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays for the remainder of May and through the month of June. Upon completion of an evaluation, certificates will be issued.
Square One provides professional development training to those who work with children ages 0-8 and their families.
Chesapeake Regional Healthcare MAT and CPR Training:
Scholarships and Grants:
More Training Opportunities:
The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF) administers a scholarship program - Project Pathfinders - designed to increase the skills of early childhood professionals in preschool and child care settings by accessing community college coursework and credentials. Find more information here.
TIPS calendar - The TIPS (Training Information for Provider Success) Calendar is for private, non-profit, and governmental organizations to list early childhood professional development opportunities in Virginia.
Virginia Child Care Provider Scholarship Program is a tuition assistance program offering current and future child care providers a foundation in the care and development of children.
Virginia Infant & Toddler Specialist Network highly trained infant and toddler specialists provide free on-site mentorship and training for early education centers and family home providers. These specialists provide creative ideas and support while increasing the quality of your infant toddler program.
Click here for a link to Online Webinars offered by Early Childhood Investigations.
Here is another great resource – Virginia Cross-Sector Professional Development Team (VCPD).