Updated Mission: 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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Top News & Quick Links:
FY1415 Final Activity Report Released
The newest Smart Start Final Activity Report and an Executive Summary with highlights for fiscal year 2014-15 are now available! Check out Reports section of website to see previous years also.
Child Care Provider: New CEUs!
Registration is now open for 1) VIP Curriculum Training on Feb 19th a research-based program for young parents & 2) Building Connections with Children an online training for child care providers to better understand positive discipline and strong relationships with children. Register for either or both trainings here: www.beVIP.org/professionaldevelopment
Providers: Subsidy News
Effective Jan 1, 2016, DCDEE Market Rates for Child Care Subsidy Reimbursements are being raised for INFANTS and TODDLERS! Check out this handy flyer with tables for both centers and homes.
Register Now for Inclusion Institute
The National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute has been the premier event for people from all early childhood sectors to come together to learn, share, and problem-solve about inclusion for young children. All registrants also will get FREE access to 8 online Connect Courses on Inclusion. Last year, the popular 3-day conference sold out months in advance — register now for this year's Institute being held May 10-12, 2016! Hosted by the FPG Child Development Institute Professional Development Center
Get ready for 2016 PDI!
Updated PDI Guidelines now available!
NEW: download the FAQ for PDI!
Want to learn about the Professional Development Incentives for this year?
Partnership staff will come to you! Call today to schedule a session at your site; we’ll bring applications & give staff hands on assistance with their questions. For more information, call 336-694-1538 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!
The Partnership is pleased to announce they are 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 free developmentally-appropriate books to children. Read more here.
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.