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NECC’s Toolkit program helps child care providers acquire state licensure

The Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative’s Licensing Toolkit program helps unlicensed and new child care providers on their journey to state licensure through hands-on support, resources and materials to meet licensing requirements and membership in a professional network for family child care busineses owners.  

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September 24, 2020  |  Posted in General

Elevate20: A Virtual Business Summit for Child Care Providers is Now Live!

Elevate20 is a business conference designed specifically to meet the needs of Nebraska family child care homes and child care centers in the areas of technology, human resources, marketing, leadership and finances. The conference is online and on-demand this year and is live through September 12. 

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September 02, 2020  |  Posted in General

CARES Act funds will support Nebraska’s child care system as state moves toward economic recovery

Here's FFN's breakdown of how $20 million in federal funds resulting from passage of the CARES Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic will be used to stabilize and strengthen Nebraska's child care infrastructure and other school-based education services for children. 

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June 02, 2020  |  Posted in Legislation

Economic Developers: Don’t Forget About Child Care in COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Economic development organizations are well positioned to help local businesses remain viable during the COVID-19 emergency. Here's why it's important for child care to be included in those efforts. Read More

April 10, 2020  |  Posted in General

‘Quality’ child care is about developing healthy children—and healthy businesses

Nebraska urgently needs skilled, highly capable child care providers to thrive—not only as educators and caregivers for young children, but as business owners and entrepreneurs. This was the central theme at Elevate19, a recent conference for current and prospective child care providers from across the state. Read More

June 27, 2019  |  Posted in General

A Business Strategy for Nebraska’s Babies

Founding CEO of the Nebraska Early Learning Collaborative, Shannon Cotsoradis: Shared services among early care and education providers can be part of the solution to providing cost-effective, high-quality care. Read More

July 27, 2016  |  Posted in General

New Website Offers Extensive Resources for Early Childhood Educators

Early childhood education providers across Nebraska can access quality early education resources through a new website from the Nebraska Early Childhood Exchange. Read More

July 09, 2015  |  Posted in General