Montana Association for the Education of Young Children (MTAEYC)  is holding the Annual Montana Early Childhood Educators’ Conference in Butte, MT, October 21st-23rd. Follow this link for more information and to register! The Early Bird Special is available until September 18th.

https://mtaeyc.org/events/https-www-mtecp-org-registry-v7-trainings-search-slider-new-511740-detail

Child Care Update- May 25, 2021

Child Care Update- May 25, 2021 BestBegScholarshipFlyerV2(May142021)11×17 2021 04 Statewide Provider Rates Flyer (2) 2021 04 Statewide Provider Rates Flyer (1) Child Care Update- April 30, 2021 We encourage you to watch the documentary about 24-hour child care, Through the Night. The film highlights the stories of two working mothers and a child care provider…

Child Care Update- April 20, 2021

Child Care Update- April 20, 2021 TO: MT Child Care Providers, MT Child Care Resource and Referral provider support personnel FROM: Early Childhood Services Bureau (ECSB) SUBJECT: Onsite inspection of child care programs DATE: April 19, 2021 Onsite inspections for all licensed/registered programs, including Family, Friend, and Neighbor (FFN) providers, will resume May 3, 2021.…

Child Care Update- April 19, 2021

Child Care Update- April 19, 2021 From DPHHS, ECFSD, ECSB: Child Care and Development Fund State Plan for FFY 2022-2024 Dear early childhood stakeholder, The draft Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plan for Montana will be available for public review and comment beginning this Friday, April 23rd.  This Plan describes the Child Care and…

Child Care Update- March 11, 2021

Child Care Update- March 11, 2021 Fingerprinting Resumes for Child Care in Montana Printable Fingerprint Information Effective March 16, 2021, all childcare staff and household members (age 18 and up) will once again be required to satisfactorily complete an FBI Check.  The FBI check must be conducted pre-service (employment) and every 5 years after that.…

Child Care Update- February 25, 2021

Child Care Update- February 25, 2021 Apply for PPP Before March 10th: Help for Family- and Center-Based Child Care Businesses With Fewer Than 20 Employees The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a forgivable loan [sba.gov] program to help very small businesses, such as child care programs, with much needed financial support during these unprecedented times. From…

Child Care Update- January 15, 2021

Child Care Update- January 15, 2021 RE: CARES Act funded grants for child care providers Here is a survey link to collect reporting information on the final round of CARES Act funded grants for licensed child care providers: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CARESActProviderSurveyJan2021 This report is mandatory for all child care programs who received funds after 8/20/2020 Responses are…