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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
The North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) is pleased to announce the Emergency School-Age Family Support Program, which provides financial assistance for child care to parents/primary caregivers who have a school-age child who is attending a licensed child care facility (child care center or family child care home) or a...
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Dear Child Care Provider, After October 13, 2020 (TODAY), child care providers will no longer need to enter information into the Child Care Provider Survey on a daily basis. Beginning Wednesday, October 14, 2020 (tomorrow), you will begin entering in service status, capacity, and vacancy information on a weekly basis into the Provider Profile Portal, which...
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
As a follow-up to the news blast sent September 1, 2020, ProSolutions Training no longer offers the free 24-hour North Carolina health and safety online training package. ProSolutions trainings are still an option for receiving training, but you will need to pay for the course(s) selected. There is no cause for concern if you have completed some but not all...
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
The North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) has provided monthly operational grants to open child care providers the months of April - July. These grants helped providers with monthly fixed operating costs during the COVID-19 crisis. As outlined in Session Law 2020-97, DCDEE will provide $35 million in operational grants to...
Friday, October 2, 2020
Please read this communication closely for important information related to September payments for subsidized child care providers and an upcoming Emergency School-Age Program. Subsidy Payments and Parent FeesBeginning with the September 2020 service month: The North Carolina Division of Child Development & Early Education (DCDEE) will pay subsidized...
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Dear Child Care Provider, The Emergency Child Care Portal for Emergency Child Care Subsidy Attendance and Employee Bonus Pay Attendance will be shut down on Friday, September 25, 2020, at 9:00pm. If you provided emergency child care during the service months of April and May 2020 and have not yet entered attendance for children or staff members, you MUST ...
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Dear Child Care Providers & Valued Stakeholders, Please share information about this fun and educational event with families! Check out this brand new television special from UNC-TV's Rootle!  UNC-TV is taking their in-person events to the television screen for a jam-packed hour of sing-alongs, activities, and more--all from the comfort of your living...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
 
Friday, September 11, 2020
The Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) appreciates all the hard work and continued sacrifices that NC's child care facilities have made during the COVID-19 outbreak to serve families and fuel the state's economy. While DCDEE asks that child care facilities continue to maintain compliance with all child care requirements and to follow...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has updated the guidance on face coverings in child care facilities as outlined in the ChildCareStrongNC Public Health Toolkit.       The updated guidance clarifies that school-age children five (5) years or older who are in kindergarten or above are required to wear face coverings when...

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