Interested in getting your CDA? Be a part of the 4C Child Development Associate (CDA) Preparation Program where learning is fun and interactive. A group in the 2019-20 Boone County class pictured here worked on a project to create a fun, safe and developmentally appropriate playground. To complete the project they were given a budget and the Kentucky playground regulations and added their imagination and expertise. Read More about The 4C CDA Preparation Program: Join the Fun! »
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The Anchor For Hope Foundation will be hosting an upcoming event to benefit their partner organizations, including 4C for Children. “Speakeasy in the City” will take place on Saturday, October 19 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at Phelps Rooftop Bar Downtown. This chic evening will showcase speakers from several partner organizations of the foundation, including 4C for Children, who will share their inspiring missions and community impact. Read More about Anchor For Hope Foundation Event to Benefit 4C »
4C for Children will once again honor “Champions for Children: The Next Generation” with its ninth annual youth award. The award celebrates a high school project led and implemented by students in grades 9-12 who are taking action on behalf of children)—locally or abroad. Read More about 4C Seeks Applications for Annual High School Youth Award »
Imagine strolling down the side walk with your young child. In what feels like the loudest voice possible your child points to someone nearby and says, “Mommy, why does she have one leg?” As a parent a cloud of uncomfortableness hovers over you and part of you wants to become invisible and sink into the sidewalk. Have you experienced a similar situation? Read More about A World of Difference »
4C for Children will honor Steve Richey and Kathy Wade as Champions for Children at the annual 4C for Children Champions Gala on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at JACK Cincinnati Casino.
“Every year we scan our community for the hidden gems who are striving to unlock the potential of our youngest children and lift them up as our Champions,” says Vanessa Freytag, 4C for Children president and CEO. “We hope the stories of these early childhood advocates inspire others in our community to continue leadership in service to children and families.” Read More about Announcing the Next Champions for Children! »
4C for Children has successfully partnered with Cincinnati Early Learning Centers (CELC) and Children, Inc., on early childhood programs over the years that support families and children in the region. On Aug. 23, these two early childhood organizations announced they will merge and form a new agency, Learning Grove. Read More about Two Early Education Agencies Unite »
Grace Armstrong is a family child care provider located in Butler County, Ohio. She advanced from a one-star Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) rating to a three-star rating all within one year! Read More about It’s About Our Children »
Is your Child Development Associate (CDA) credential expired? From Jan. 1 through March 31, 2020, the Council for Professional Recognition will offer a limited-time CDA Renewal Amnesty Program. This program will give anyone with a CDA credential expiration date as far back as Jan. 1, 2010, an opportunity to complete the renewal process and make their credential active again. Read More about CDA Renewal Amnesty in 2020: Start Preparing Now! »
If you are a child care administrator who has mastered the day-to-day management of your program but want to further develop your leadership skills, then the Developing Early Childhood Leaders (DECL) seminar is for you! The seminar will be hosted in Southwest Ohio beginning in January 2020 and held at 4C for Children’s Cincinnati office. Download a brochure to learn more about the program.
The deadline to apply for the seminar is Sept. 20. Once the applications have been reviewed, face-to-face interviews will then be scheduled. You can apply online today!
For more information, contact Angie Lance at 513-758-1316.