Provider Resources

New and Important:

 

MyChilcarePlan.org website is FINALLY live to the public! FREE website for parents to find child care and be connected to the local R&R, no matter where you live in the state; while child care providers can update their profile with price and availability information in almost real time. The website is available in English, Spanish, Traditional Chinese and Vietnamese!

Family Child Care Journeys

A five-part video series created by the professionals at CCRC. Thanks to a generous grant from the Stein Family Fund at the California Community Foundation, these high quality videos feature a mix of animation and live action to make this learning experience entertaining. In order reach a wider audience, one of the videos is in Spanish. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CdikkaqbAg&list=PLk_LN06P5PwIqXzqnMsuQt4lQihAzM0_V

 

FCC Income Taxes:

 

Draft Safe Sleep Log

 

Covid-19 Resources:

 

California's Child Care System:

 

FCC Organizations:

 

Subsidized Child Care:

 

Laws and Regulations:

 

Licensing:

Child Care Licensing Website

Mandated Reporter Training on-line

Licensing has videos for FCC about licensing requirements: https://ccld.childcarevideos.org/family-child-care-providers/

 

About QRIS:

QRIS - California’s Quality Rating and Improvement System

Los Angeles County QRIS:  Quality Start LA

San Bernardino County QRIS: Quality Start SBC

Contra Costa QRIS video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECNYcX_6joY

 

Business Practices:

Information for Employers in Spanish (Comply to Avoid Penalties and Fines) Offered by the California Employment Development Division

 

Training/Education/Professional Growth Opportunities:

Don't have a CA ECE Workforce Registry Profile? Setting one up is free and easy! Watch this video to learn how.  The Registry site also lists training opportunities by city.

CFCCN Leaders Qualify for Professional Growth Hours

Child Development Training Consortium (CDTC) program year applications for professional development are now available on www.childdevelopment.org CDTC offers support, reimbursements, stipends, technical assistance, online courses, etc. It is funded by the California Department of Education. 

All About Young Children: Information for Families on Children's Early Development  Offers information in many languages and created by the California Department of Education (CDE), Early Education and Support Division (EESD). 

http://townsquareil.org/watch/

http://townsquareil.org/grow/

http://townsquareil.org/discover/family-child-care-environments-on-town-square/

Here is a video link to NAFCC downloads. 
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=UUEuKTnO1KuZ30mwFaP3jHIA

Storyblocks is a project of Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy, working in partnership with Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Services. It is a collection of 30-60 second videos designed to model to parents, caregivers, and library staff some songs, rhymes, and fingerplays appropriate for early childhood.  https://www.storyblocks.org/about/

The 2018 Imagine Magazine, a resource for early childhood music therapy, is devoted entirely to play and is available for free in interactive viewing mode.

Sesame Street offers a FREE tool for families that includes a narrated slide show and downloadable Routine Cards to help children learn the different steps involved in everyday activities such as teeth-brushing, going the dentist, getting a haircut, and many more activities.

This link has some wonderful ideas for using visual supports for infants and toddlers: https://www.inclusivechildcare.org/sites/default/files/resources/documents/Oct2012Newsletter.pdf