Licensed Family Child Care
Child Care Centers
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Union Benefit Days
Early Achievers Activities
The Substitute Pool can support providers with the following Early Achievers related activities:
Individuals that qualify to become a substitute meet the following criteria:
Your mentor is there to help you reach your goal of becoming a licensed family child care and should be reasonably available to help you throughout the program. However, they are not responsible for helping you with milestone work. If you have questions about your milestone work, please reach out to your lead mentor. If you have made a reasonable effort to connect with your mentor and they are not available to mentor you for 20 hours per month, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to receive an award, mentors must complete a plan using an Imagine Institute-designed template to describe how they will to use these resources to improve quality in their child care.
These plans must align with Early Achievers. Mentors must also complete a program evaluation.
In addition to meeting the above mentioned criteria, mentors serving multiple interns must meet the following criteria for additional Successful Mentor Awards:
|First Award||Intern 1 completes all milestones and submits a completed application to DCYF
|Second Award||Intern 1 completes all milestones and submits a completed application to DCYF,
Intern 2 becomes licensed and authorized to provide subsidized child care
|Third Award||Intern 1 completes all milestones and submits a completed application to DCYF,
Intern 2 and 3 become licensed and authorized to provide subsidized child care
FFN Providers (Family, Friend and Neighbor): FFN providers who are authorized and providing care for a child who is subsidized by the state within 10 day of the date of training are eligible.
LFCCP (Licensed Family Child Care Providers): Licensed family child care providers who are providing care for a subsidized child during the month of training are eligible. Assistants are not eligible. Only one licensee per license is eligible.
Center Workers: The Imagine Institute does not currently have funding to train center staff. We are working with community partners to expand to center workers. We hope to have an option to purchase training for those not covered by existing funding as soon as possible.