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Finding a Training Has Never Been Easier!

July 13, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

Finding a training is now easier than ever! Providing early care and education is one of the most rewarding – and challenging – careers you could choose! As an early care and education professional, you are able to nurture young children as they develop and explore the world around

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Child Care Sustainability Grants

July 12, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

Kansas child care providers have worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic, even when other businesses closed. Yet many are struggling to stay afloat. Prioritizing the health and safety of young children comes with increased costs for child care programs, at a time when revenue for child

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Know Better…Do Better

June 14, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

Since launching the Child Care Aware of Kansas “Point-In-Time Data” feature on May 18, 2021, our website has received over 800 unique visitors specifically looking for information about the supply and demand of child care in Kansas

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Start Young three-year pilot proves successful; year four funding secured from Kansas Children’s Cabinet

June 10, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

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Parent Leadership Conference! Register now!

May 21, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

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Childcare Collaboration: Foundational Support for the Workforce of Tomorrow

May 21, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought childcare challenges to the forefront of families, businesses, and legislatures minds. In a recent series of state-specific surveys completed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, referred to as the Untapped Potential economic impact reports, it

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Center for American Progress Highlights the Role of Child Care Aware of Kansas in Optimizing Distribution of Pandemic Relief Funds

May 18, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

On April 15, 2021, the Biden administration made the largest-ever investment in American child care, releasing a historic $39 billion from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act to

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Gov. Kelly proclaims May 7 Provider Appreciation Day

May 7, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

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Mastering Record Keeping and Taxes in the Age of COVID

May 5, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

Join Tom Copeland for this live virtual training specifically for Kansas child care programs presented by the Department for Children and Families in coordination with

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COVID-19 Update

April 14, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

With COVID-19 affecting the communities we serve, we are conducting all coaching, professional development events and meetings virtually or by phone whenever possible. We are reassessing on a continual

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Community Collaboration on Child Care Needs

March 31, 2021 | By admin

Child Care Aware of Kansas partnered with the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce to engage community stakeholders in identifying community childcare needs and provide local solutions. A group of public and private partners worked collaboratively, utilizing a “strategic doing”

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Governor Kelly Announces Over 50,000 COVID-19 Comfort Kits Were Provided to Kansas Kids, Families Statewide

March 17, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

Press Release Posted by David Elliott (KRSL) Governor Laura Kelly has announced that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) provided over 50,000 COVID-19 comfort kits to child care facilities across the state. In partnership with Child Care Aware of Kansas (CCAKS),

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Child Care Health Consultant Network

February 19, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

We partner with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to launch the next phase of consultations for licensed child care

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