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Mid-Month December 2022 Musings

New Tools to Help You Choose, Playground or brightwheel

Iowa child care providers have a unique opportunity to enhance their business practices by partnering with a Financial Management Consultant from the Child Care Collaborative of Iowa at Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. and selecting Playground or brightwheel child care management system software. In order to assist child care providers in deciding which software to choose, the CCMS Provider Selection Tool is an available checklist to help you consider highlights from each software option.

Save-the-Date, January 3, 2023

What's Happening in Early Childhood in Iowa? Register to join early childhood system partners via Zoom to learn more about current initiatives that are supporting Iowa's children, families, and early childhood workforce. This virtual meeting will be held on January 3, 2023 from 10:00am to noon (12:00pm). Topics will include the 2023-2026 'We are ECI' Strategic Plan, evidence-based family support service programming models, early childhood mental health, new child care center growth in Jefferson, Early ACCESS, and workforce support from IowaAEYC's T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood IOWA and Child Care WAGE$ IOWA.