The Board of Directors announced an updated Mission Statement as part of their new 2015 Strategic Plan:
The Caswell County Partnership for Children unites the community to provide families with resources and services to enable all children to reach their fullest potential.
What is the CCPFC?
The Caswell County Partnership for Children (CCPFC) is a non-profit organization serving children, youth and families in Caswell County. CCPFC administers the state Smart Start program.
Smart Start is an early childhood initiative designed to ensure that young children enter school healthy and ready to succeed.
CCPFC also administers other grant funded programs for children birth through age eighteen and is a central source of information about activities, programs, and resources for children and families.
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Training: Stress and the Developing Brain
The Partnership is offering a training for licensed/regulated child care providers entitled "Stress and the Developing Brain: What Every Preschool Teacher Needs to Know" on October 27 and 28, 2015 from 6:30-9 PM both nights. Registration forms and payment due by October 20, 2015. Click links below for flyer and registration forms.
Caswell County Partnership Registration Form
CCRI Registration Form
ITS SIDS Training
The Partnership is offering an ITS SIDS workshop on October 8, from 6-8pm at 1084 NC Hwy 86 N Yanceyville, NC. This workshop is open to licensed/regulated child care providers only. Register by October 1, 4pm.
For more information call 336-694-1538. Click here to access registration form.
NEW DATE: The United Way Kick Off!
United Way of Caswell County is Back with…. A Hot Dog Lunch!
Join us Weds Oct 7 from 11:30-1pm on Caswell County Historical Courthouse Lawn. (Includes Hotdog, Chips, Drink & Desert) Come Out and Support Your Local United Way!
Donations appreciated and go to locally to support:
Register NOW for FREE Pre-K!
Caswell County Schools and Caswell County Partnership for Children are accepting Pre-K Applications for the 2015-16 school year. This is a TUITION-FREE program designed to prepare 4 year old children for success in school. Child must be 4 years old on or before August 31, 2015. Download application HERE! Questions? Call 694-1538
Lending Library Has Been Restocked
The Partnership has restocked the lending library with:
New Provider Resource:
NC Shape CEU course now available FREE online!
Register Now: Free Course on Addressing Childhood Obesity for Early Care Professionals!
Shape NC: Healthy Starts in Early Care and Education Professional Development CEU Series
This series is designed to provide early childhood professionals with the latest information, best practices, research, and policies to support young children in getting off to a healthy start.
Participants successfully completing this course will receive 1.0 CEU.
NEW Parent Resource:
NC Triple P now available FREE Online! “Triple P Online (TPOL) will introduce you to Triple P’s 17 core parenting skills – simple strategies to encourage positive behavior, and to prevent and manage misbehavior. TPOL is suitable for parents of children up to 12 years of age.” More information here.
Reach Out & Read Grant Awarded
The Partnership is pleased to announce they will be partnering with the Caswell Family Medical Center to incorporate Reach Out and Read's evidence-based model into regular pediatric checkups, by advising parents about the importance of reading aloud and giving developmentally-appropriate books to children. Read more here.
Smart Start Final Activity Report Released
Both the full report and executive summary are now available here for download for fiscal year 2013-14.
Provider Bonus Program
Get incentives if staff complete professional development and implement certain policies and practices related to staff professional development. For 4- and 5- star centers and family child care homes that serve or have indicated a willingness to and history of serving children receiving child care subsidy, Head Start or NC Pre-K assistance will be eligible to participate in the Professional Development Bonus Program. For more info or to apply visit here.
Parents: New CDC New Resource
Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers is a free, online resource developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For more, click here.
Providers: Phone Seminars
A new round of NCECA Telephone Seminars is now available. Please find the seminar information and registration here. One hour of DCDEE credit available for each seminar.