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Community Care Licensing

Community Care Licensing In child care settings, care can be offered by both license-exempt and licensed individuals. License-exempt providers are those who care for a child or children from one other family, friend, or neighbor. In this situation, the care-giver is legally exempt from California’s licensing requirements. Licensed providers are those that care for more […]

Summer is here, celebrate safely!

Pool season is officially here! With summer now in full swing and water activities starting up, it is a good time to refresh our knowledge of hot weather safety tips for the whole family. And while we’re talking summer fun, why not dive into a few easy crafts, like bubble snake blowers, to fill the […]

Conscious Discipline

About Conscious Discipline Conscious Discipline is a trauma-informed and evidence-based practice and set of skills that can be utilized by teachers, administrators, mental health professionals, and parents. The focus of which is to move beyond traditional discipline structures to one which places safety and belonging at the core so that children are more freely able […]

QSSB Child Care Provider Forum

The Quality Start San Bernardino County (QSSB) Child Care Provider Forum took place on Monday, May 17th at 6:30 in the evening. The 90 attendees were early educators- representing state and private centers and family child cares alike- community advocates, QSSB professional development staff, and early education experts. Dr. Ronald Powell presented on the impact […]

Events and Resources for Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we’ve compiled information and resources that highlight both adult, infant, and early childhood mental health. It is never too early to build good habits, find support, or address questions. It is also essential for parents and providers to take care of their own needs and well-being! We’ve pulled […]

What is Footsteps2Brilliance?

Children who can read at their grade level by the third grade are projected to have more positive outcomes in school and beyond. To prepare our county’s youth, San Bernardino County’s Vision2Read Initiative was created with the following goals: • Focus attention on the importance of reading • Highlight literacy-related programs and services throughout San […]

Thank you QSSB participants – All 300 of you!

This last year QSSB participants across San Bernardino County, along with child care providers across the country, have faced enormous challenges, created incredible successes, learned new skills and adapted quickly to best serve children and families. We admire the dedication and sacrifices made by each and every one. Listed here are the 300 early education […]

edweb

What is EdWeb?

In 2020 and into 2021 we have seen many of life’s activities move to virtual platforms from education to socializing. Thankfully for early educators there are many opportunities to pursue professional development and training opportunities online. The benefit of online learning is that it allows educators to find courses that meet their needs and fit […]

Springtime Restart

Spring is officially here! That means longer days, more sun, wildflowers and California poppies. Let’s welcome the new season with bright crafts and activities the whole family can enjoy. Looking for craft ideas? Happy Hooligans has 10 spring crafts for toddlers and preschoolers. We love the brightness of the tissue paper rainbows, perfect for brightening […]

California Workforce Registry

California Workforce Registry

Early childhood educators recognize the extreme importance of high quality care and education in the first five years of a child’s life, the major role it plays in early brain development and lasting difference it makes. Studies have shown that children who attend high quality early learning programs have better critical thinking skills, cooperate and […]

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