Watch a video featuring 4C for Children Quality Programs Support Specialist Jennifer Berk-Hoffman, and learn what’s coming next on our training calendar for the month for early childhood professionals in Southwest Ohio and the Miami Valley, PLUS some extra tips on how we can help you meet your training needs. Read More about Join Us for Upcoming Training: April 13-30, 2021 »
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“Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” – Charles R. Swindoll
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. All through the year, with a highlight in April, it is vital that we come together to increase awareness about child and family well-being. Read More about Child Abuse Prevention & Positive Parenting »
Do you have past due child care payments owed to a Hamilton County child care provider? Read More about Hamilton County Child Care Debt Relief Fund Application Open! »
National Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Week is celebrated annually in March to raise awareness of how this USDA-administered program works to combat hunger by bringing healthy food to children in child care. In Southwest Ohio and the Miami Valley, 4C for Children oversees this federal program for licensed family child care providers and child care centers.
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Miami Valley and Southwest Ohio family child care providers and child care center administrators/directors/owners are invited to join us for the next free session designed to strengthen leadership skills. Read More about Essentials of Leadership April 15: Creating Positive Family Outcomes »
4C for Children is here to support child care providers with information on the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination process. Keep an eye on your email inbox for information about mass vaccination sites and/or vaccination opportunities specifically available for child care. We will share this information as it becomes available. Read More about COVID-19 Vaccination for Ohio Child Care Providers »
The current professional development (PD) biennium comes to an end on June 30, 2021. This means all administrators, lead teachers, assistant teachers and family child care providers working in a SUTQ star-rated program must have completed 20 hours of Ohio Approved training by June 30. How do you check your number of hours that you have left to earn? How do you know if you have completed the two required courses for all professionals? You can find the answers to these questions and much more by downloading this fact sheet from OCCRRA. Make sure you are up-to-date!
Read More about PD Biennium: Where Do Your Hours Stand? »
4C for Children has received a $100,000 grant from the L&L Nippert Charitable Foundation to ensure that local child care providers can access the coaching and training resources they need to increase their Ohio Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) ratings in accordance with state goals This is critical support for programs as they continue to care for and educate the youngest children in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant funds will directly support child care providers involved in 4C for Children’s Advancing to High Quality program. Read More about 4C for Children Receives L&L Nippert Charitable Foundation Grant »
Miami Valley and Southwest Ohio family child care providers and child care center administrators/directors/owners are invited to join us for the next free session designed to strengthen leadership skills. Read More about Essentials of Leadership March 18 »
The annual 4C for Children Leadership & Early Childhood Conference will take place October 22-23, 2021. Read More about Save the Date: 2021 Conference »