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Local Planning Council Meeting

Our Local Planning Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 7th at 5:30 p.m. It will be held at the Larry E. Reider building in Room 101. The community is welcome to attend this meeting. You will find the meeting’s agenda under this notice. 8-7-19LPC Agenda

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6th Annual Conference on Inclusion in San Jose

The Inclusion Collaborative Conference is an interactive and reflective educational opportunity to understand and learn evidenced based practices for individuals involved in the care and education of children from birth to 12th grade with and without disabilities to create or enhance equity and inclusive practices in their respective programs and communities in which they live. […]

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Wendy Wayne Scholarship Released

The Early Childhood Council of Kern is pleased to release the 22nd annual Wendy Wayne Scholarship application. Please see the instruction letter and application below and note the submission deadline of Friday, April 19, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. One $500 scholarship will be awarded. WW Scholarship 2019 Letter WW Scholarship 2019

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Early Care and Education Retention Project Applications Released

The 2019 Early Care and Education Retention Project (AB 212) applications are in the mail!  You can also download one here:Year 18 Application Packet These stipend are available to classroom staff working directly with children in State-funded child development centers. Please see the application for all eligibility information.

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Council Annual Report Released

The Early Childhood Council of Kern is pleased to release the 2017-2018 Annual Report. Please click on the link to learn about all of the activities of the Council during this past year. 2017-18 Annual Report

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2017 Center Survey Report Released

The Early Childhood Council of Kern is pleased to share the 2017 Kern County Center Survey with all of you.  This document contains local data on the early childhood field including educational levels, salaries, benefits and longevity. 2017 Center Survey This report will be permanently placed on the Reports page of this website.

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Mom on Phone #PUTDOWNTHEPHONE

#PUTDOWNTHEPHONE

Are you talking to your child? #PUTDOWNTHEPHONE The Early Childhood Council of Kern County’s goal is to help people understand the importance of talking to children. We know that 0-5 year olds are more successful in school when parents regularly talk to them! According to an American Academy of Pediatrics Study: • 73% of parents […]

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