by Stephanie Ries, Paths to QUALITY™ Coach As a Paths to QUALITY™ coach, I work with dozens of providers, helping them to create quality environments for children. With each provider I help to advance a level, I feel a sense of pride in the provider’s accomplishments. Sometimes, though, a very special provider rises to the
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If you’ve ever been to one of our trainings or watched a LIVE! event on Facebook or Instagram, you’re likely to remember Vicki Lehman’s smile and energy.  As our Professional Development Specialist, we’re proud to have Vicki as one of the faces of our agency.  Learn more about Vicki in this month’s post. Come back
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Mollie Smith is a bit of a celebrity at Child Care Answers, because she touches so many people with her work on the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential program.  Learn more about what she’s like when she’s not championing CDA! Come back on the last day of next month to find out more about our
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Katherine Darby is one of our Infant/Toddler Specialists.  She may describe herself as weird, but we’re charmed by the quirks that make her one-of-a-kind. Come back on the last day of next month to find out more about our other staff.  Or,  click “Last Day Q&A” at right to read our previous posts. What three
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by Sarah Bailey, Inclusion Specialist The scarf lies on top of my dresser all year long. Every so often, I pick it up, look at it, and lay it back down. The bright, primary colors dance around the well-known puzzle pieces. The scarf reminds me of Margaret, the first child with autism that I worked
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It’s our Advancement Coach, Courtney Coleman’s turn to share fun tidbits about herself. Read below to get to know Courtney. Come back on the last day of next month to find out more about our other staff.  Or,  click “Last Day Q&A” at right to read our previous posts. What three traits define you? Direct,
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by Molly Manley, Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Coordinator Looking for a way to learn and grow with your kids, while also promoting healthy eating? Get on your aprons, and get ready to whip up something delicious with your children or those in your care. Cooking with children can promote lifetime skills such
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You can probably already guess that Jenny Mathis, our School Age Specialist , has a passion for older children. Read more about Jenny’s other likes below. Be sure to come back on the last day of each month to find out more about our other staff. You can also click “Last Day Q&A” at right
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by Kristin Kahl, Knowledge Manager I’m one of the few staff here at Child Care Answers who doesn’t have Early Childhood Education experience. So why am I writing this blog? What I do have is this – experience in being a parent who is inexperienced. I needed every bit of help I could get. I learned
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Our Pre-K Project Manager, Marla Segal, helps families and providers learn all there is to know about On My Way Pre-K. Now it’s time to learn more about her! Read about Marla below, and keeping coming back on the last day of each month to find out more about our other staff. You can also
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