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Early Care and Education Retention Project Applications Released

The Early Care and Education Retention Project applications are now being distributed to State funded child development centers.  These funds are only available to classroom teachers working directly with children for at least 15 hours per week, every week of a program year in a center funded by the California Department of Education, Early Education […]

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Kern Early Stars Consortium Meeting

Please join us for the Kern Early Stars Consortium meeting to be held Thursday, January 12th from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the First 5 Kern office, 2724 L Street in Bakersfield.  Please click on the agenda below for all of the details. Kern County QRIS Agenda 1-12-17

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Kern Early Stars Program Applications Released

The Early Childhood Council of Kern is pleased to be able to offer free training and resources to all providers in Kern County – private centers, including faith-based, funded centers, family child care providers – everyone! Please click on the letter and application below for more detail and call 661/861-5274 with any questions! Application Cover […]

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#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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