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Heart Centered Teaching Institute

May 30, 2018
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Save the date for the Heart Centered Teaching Institute, the 3rd Annual Excellence Academy Community Conference! September 8, 2018 At the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage We are pleased to announce that this year’s keynote speaker will be Sandra Duncan, author of Rethinking the Classroom Landscape, Bringing the Outside In, and Inspiring Spaces for Young Children.…

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New Video from Our Partners at Face It

May 21, 2018
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“The Face It Movement launched in 2013 as an initiative led by Kosair Charities in response to the number of child abuse deaths in the Commonwealth. Face It focuses on a three-pronged approach to addressing child abuse and neglect: promote best practices in child abuse prevention and intervention, build awareness and engage the community, and advocate for…

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New Regulations for Kentucky All STARS

April 13, 2018
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DCBS Administrative Regulations were filed today which will end STARS for KIDS NOW and establish Kentucky All STARS.The emergency administrative regulations became effective upon filing. What does this change mean for providers? This document shows the differences and similarities between the two quality rating and improvement systems. For a printable version, click here. Regulation Comparison…

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Tips for Providers and Parents for Addressing CCAP Issues

April 3, 2018
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Knowing who to contact and what information you need on hand can help you address CCAP payment issues. Below you will find a tip list for providers and parents on what you can do to make the process easier. For a printable version of each tip sheet, click on the following links: CCAP Provider Tip…

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Free All STARS Workshops – New Dates Available!

March 13, 2018
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New workshops have been added for April and May! Are you an All STARS Level 1 or 2? You may be eligible for free professional development workshops. Registration is easy. Visit www.4cforchildren.org/AllSTARS and simply click on the workshops you are interested in and follow the prompts! For a printable version of the flier, click here. All…

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Benefind Update

March 8, 2018
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      Dear Child Care Provider, Thank you to all who completed the survey regarding your experience with the CCAP transition to Benefind earlier this year. Kentucky Youth Advocates (KYA) received 157 responses, which were aggregated and shared with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services Division of Child Care (keeping specific providers anonymous).…

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New Free All STARS Workshops

February 14, 2018
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Are you an All STARS Level 1 or 2? You may be eligible for free professional development workshops! Check the list to find workshops in your area. Registration is easy. Visit www.4cforchildren.org/AllSTARS and simply click on the workshops you are interested in and follow the prompts! For a printable version of the flier, click here. All…

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The Reflective Teaching Cycle

January 10, 2018
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How do we foster learning in a way that values play and the interests of the child? How do we encourage imagination and open-ended play? This is what early childhood educators from Sacred Heart Preschool explored during their two day onsite professional development opportunity led by 4-C that focused on the Reflective Teaching Cycle of…

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