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Monday, December 5, 2016
Revisions to the CACFP Meal PatternsEffective October 1, 2017 all CACFP centers and day care homes must comply with the recently revised meal patterns revised by the USDA.  These changes support breastfeeding and the consumption of vegetables and fruits without added sugars. To find out more information on these revisions please go to http://www.fns.usda....
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Partners for Children & Families is pleased to announce the availability of Transition to Kindergarten Mini Grants for community groups, early childhood facilities and primary/elementary schools in Moore County that serve or will serve rising kindergarteners.  We would like to thank the Moore County Community Foundation for generously providing us with...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
 Campaign meeting rescheduledSeptember 6, 2017: Our family engagement workshop has been rescheduled for Monday, September 19th and will be held at Sandhills Community College in Kennedy Hall Room 139 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. We apologize for the change in plans and appreciate your continued support. RSVP to Brittney Mays at (910) 949-4045 or bmays@pfcfmc....
Friday, September 2, 2016
September is Attendance Awareness Month!Many of our youngest students miss 10 percent of the school year—about 18 days a year or just two days every month. Chronic absenteeism in kindergarten, and even preK, can predict lower test scores, poor attendance and retention in later grades, especially if the problem persists for more than a year. Do you know how...
Monday, August 8, 2016
 Baby Talk: Resources to Support the PeopleWho Work With Infants and ToddlersIssue No. 63 August 2016  The Genius of Babies Curious what goes on inside a tiny human mind? They can’t talk (yet), but babies know a lot more than you think. Click on the link below to discover five TED Talks, each of which explores the genius of babies from a different...
Friday, July 29, 2016
As a child care professional, you may be receiving announcements or invitations in the mail or on the internet to participate in on-line or distance learning opportunities.  If you are interested in this type of training and hope to use it toward your NC DCDEE required in-service training hours, please keep the following things in mind:In 2005, the NC DCDEE...
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Scholarships are now available to attend the upcoming NCaeyc 63rd annual conference on September 15-17! Please take advantage of the following opportunities to attend the conference this year.General conference linkDirect Volunteer link (deadline was June 6, 2016)Sandhills AEYC Scholarship Application (deadline is July 15, 2016)Keep in mind that all...
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
 Partners for Children & Families, in collaboration with the Moore County Campaign for Grade-Level Reading and area libraries, is co-sponsoring “On Your Mark, Get Set… READ!” Bingo cards to encourage young children and families to exercise their minds and bodies over the summer months! Children who complete and check off activities on the Bingo card in...

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