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Child Care Aware of Virginia Secures PPE with support from AT&T

Richmond, VA (July 9, 2020) – Child Care Aware of Virginia (CCAoVA) works to improve access to and quality of child care in Virginia by helping families find child care, developing the child care workforce through training and business support services, and advocating for policies that ensure safe, quality, equitable care is available to all… Read more »

Job Posting: Child Development Nutrition Monitor – Southwest Region

ChildSavers is seeking a Child Development Nutrition Monitor with experience in early childhood development or child nutrition. This rewarding position provides direct services to early care professionals that are participating in the nutrition program and operates under the general direction and supervision of the Child Development Nutrition Supervisor. Responsibilities include coordinating program related tasks and… Read more »

Mixed-Delivery Preschool Grants Announced

The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF) is pleased to announce a fourth round of Mixed-Delivery Preschool grants – an opportunity for local communities across Virginia to field-test strategies and solutions to barriers that have prevented all eligible children from participating in Virginia’s preschool initiative and to prepare all children, ages birth to five, for school…. Read more »

Coffee Chat 2019

This past Thursday we had our 2nd Annual Curbside Coffee Chat with the General Assembly. We invited Senators and Delegates to have coffee and a breakfast pastry with us as we discussed child care safety. Do you know how to get in touch with your representatives? Do you need talking points to help you express… Read more »

Resources to help children in the wake of a school shooting

By Jessica Dym Bartlett As adults struggle with their own reactions to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida—the 29th mass shooting in the United States in the first two months of 2018 alone—young eyes and ears are watching and listening. This is an important time to talk to children about what they are seeing and… Read more »