Posted by ICCRR in News on 9/7/2023

We're Stronger Together

Child Care Peer Connections supports child care providers who share a passion for the early childhood field. Looking for an opportunity to learn and network with other early childhood professionals? Join Child Care Resource & Referral for one or all of the online events!

Let's eConnect
Speaker: Rebekah Hungate
February 6, 6:30 p.m. Register Here
Learn to love Child Care Management Systems (CCMS). Together we will discover the heart of CCMS and how it can improve your business!

Outdoor Exploration
Speaker: TBD
June 6, 1:00 p.m. Register Here
More than just a playground, review options for outdoor exploration and summer enrichment programs for your child care program.


Lucky DOOR PRIZE winners will be drawn during each event for those who attend!

Our events are not eligible for HHS training credit hours.



Staff Recruitment: Retention Strategies and Solutions
(2-Part Series)
Speaker: Civitas
August 29, 1:00 p.m.
September 12, 1:00 p.m.
One of the greatest challenges to child care businesses in 2023 is the recruitment and retention of high-quality staff. In this 2-part webinar series, we will examine some proven steps to take towards finding talent, interviewing potential employees, selecting the best candidate, and onboarding new staff members. Participants will receive actionable, low-cost best practices to meet these staffing challenges. Join us as we explore ways to create a thriving workforce dedicated to providing the best care and support for the children and families we serve. Sponsored by Child Care Collaborative of Iowa.

Understanding Business Financial and Tax Practices for Family Child Care
(2-Part Series)
Speaker Civitas
(previously known as Tom Copeland's Taking Care of Business)
August 29, 6:30 p.m.
September 12, 6:30 p.m.
Family child care home providers have unique circumstances concerning their business operations. Join us as we explore optimizing your operations through solid financial record-keeping strategies and discover the essentials of paying yourself fairly in your child care business. As part of this unique two-part offering, we will examine valuable insights into tax preparation practices, including important considerations specific to family child care home-based businesses. Sponsored by Child Care Collaborative of Iowa.

Gratitude for Uniqueness
Speaker: Kim Crafton
November 7, 1:00 p.m.
Gratitude extends beyond cultural diversity to embrace all aspects of individual uniqueness.


Tags: connections , business discussion , online events

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