Since 2005 the Healthy Social Behaviors (HSB) project has been a resource for teachers in North Carolina’s licensed child care centers when they need help managing children who exhibit challenging behaviors.
Children ages 5 to 11 years old can receive a COVID-19 booster five months after the date of their most recent Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine dose.
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A new Yale study found that child care programs in the United States that practiced child masking early in the COVID-19 pandemic (May-June 2020) experienced a 13% reduction in program closure within the following year, and continued child masking throughout the one-year study period was associated with a 14% reduction in program closure.
DCDEE is pleased to announce a new Notice of Funding Availability for the Salary Supplement Program for Infant & Toddler Teachers Request for Applications (RFA). Up to $4,000,000 is available for this effort from August 1, 2022 – July 31, 2025. Applications are due by 5:00 pm on March 25, 2022.
North Carolina business leaders are calling for changes in child care to help stimulate the state’s economy and replenish the workforce, citing a new report that says child care is a crucial part of the overall workforce.
A new survey highlights the struggles North Carolina child care providers are facing as the state continues to recover from the pandemic. Many say they’re having a difficult time hiring and retaining qualified staff.
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The pandemic has exposed the frailties and necessities of the state’s child care infrastructure. North Carolina is offering millions in federal aid to combat some of that.
Yesterday, Congress passed President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion COVID recovery package which includes critical supports to help babies and families struggling with the impact of the pandemic.