Early Learning Newsletter January 25th
Early Learning Update Week of January 25th
Each week I will send out an Early Learning Update email. These are meant to be quick updates on any relevant items for the week including resources, Professional Development, new health department info and more:
- Early Learning Roundtable Series: Link to Recording for Thursday, January 21st Roundtable “Classroom Centers and Social Distancing”
- Early Learning Roundtable Series: Monthly on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 4:00pm: Next topic – Early Learning Marketing Templates
- Licensed Only: Licensed Program Webinar Series: Monthly on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 4:15pm: Next topic – Training Reimbursements and Education Awards
- City of Seattle Licensed programs ONLY: Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning Child Care Stabilization Grant
Please see this week’s professional development opportunities and news and bookmark the Early Learning Portal Page: https://mycatholicschool.org/for-catholic-schools/catholic-identity/early-learning/
Early Learning Program Roundtable Series: Link to Recording for Thursday, January 21st Roundtable “Classroom Centers and Social Distancing”
Thank you to those that were able to join Thursday evening at our first Early Learning Program Roundtable on Classroom Centers and Social Distancing. It was great to connect and have programs share ideas and resources about what is working in their spaces. Following each roundtable I will include the link to the recording in the update email. Please see link for the recording of this Roundtable. Please get in touch with me if you have any questions about what was discussed.
Early Learning Program Roundtable Series: Monthly on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 4:00pm: Next topic – Early Learning Marketing Templates – February 18th at 4:00pm
We will continue to host the Early Learning Program Roundtable Series on the 3rd Thursday each month at 4:00pm. Our next topic will be a presentation from OCS Director of Marketing and Enrollment Kristin Moore on a new Early Learning Marketing Template Package. Kristin will share the different options to promote your programs and show you how to edit the templates for either you or your school’s marketing point person. Please see link below for the zoom meeting and I will send a calendar alert as well!
Licensed Only: Licensed Program Webinar Series: Monthly on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 4:15pm: Next topic – Training Reimbursements and Education Awards – February 11th
We will continue to host the Licensed Program Webinar Series on the 2nd Thursday each month at 4:15pm. Our next topic will be a presentation on how to access Training Reimbursement and Education Awards through DCYF. Please see link below for the zoom meeting and I will send a calendar alert as well!
SEATTLE LICENSED PROGRAMS ONLY: Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning Child Care Stabilization Grant
The City of Seattle has designated more than $2 million dollars for child care providers through the Child Care Stabilization Fund. Applications for grants will open January 15, 2021 and close January 27th by 11:59pm. Funding is available to licensed child care providers; family, friend, and neighbor caregivers; and school-age programs currently open and operating in Seattle.
Beginning January 15, 2021, providers can access the grant application by checking their email. Only eligible providers residing in Seattle City limits will receive an email invitation. The provider will click on the link to the grant application, where they will answer a few short questions including your business name, address, provider license ID number, and Unified Business Identifier (UBI).
The grant application is available online, and in pdf format, in English, Simplified Chinese, Vietnamese, Somali, and Spanish. The pdf application may be printed, completed, and submitted to email@example.com – Please include your Washington State business license with Unified Business Identifier (UBI) or DCYF child care license and a completed and signed W-9.
Thank you and have a great week!