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Early Childhood Positions in Northeast Wisconsin We are trying something new and posting local jobs for early childhood professionals. We hope it helps professionals find positions and helps centers find staff to provide quality early childhood experiences. To add a …

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WI Identified in Top Ten Least Affordable for Families with 4-year-olds in Childcare Centers This is a caption for the image For the eighth year in a row childcare is found to be unaffordable for working families including those in …

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Exploring Nature through Miniature Gardens- By Sharon Brauer, Training Coordinator Family & Childcare Resources recently did a class on having miniature gardens in childcare classrooms. It was so much fun and educational! The gardens turned out really great. Here are …

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Low Pay For Northeast WI Childcare Teachers A recent survey of group childcare centers in Northeast Wisconsin shows the pay rate of childcare teachers is just under the national average. Despite the important role they play in early childhood development …

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A New Early Childhood Consultant Joins the Staff! Family and Childcare Resources of N.E.W. welcomes Diana Zorn to the staff as an Early Childhood Consultant. She is part of a team of consultants who support child care providers in the …

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Parent Advisory Committee: We want to hear your voice! During the first five years 90% of brain development occurs, and we can set children on a healthy course for development, which will be needed for school and beyond. Our efforts …

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Recently our agency went to tour other agencies in the community to learn about resources available for those in need. As a family resource center, we refer to many community organizations as a network of support. We wanted to get …

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Finding Support for Parenting: Jessica Jessica pictured with family and friends at the Group Connections activity at Bay Beach. One of the fun activities Family & Childcare Resources of N.E.W. offers to encourage families to get together and have fun. …

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Craigslist and Other Websites Don’t Guarantee Regulated Care Family & Childcare Resources of N.E.W. has seen an increase in the number of families using their resources to assist them in finding quality care that meets their needs but many families …

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Active Early – By Cassy DeBauche, Early Childhood Consultant Through the Active Early and Healthy Bites programs, Family & Childcare Resources of N.E.W. is working to increase healthy habits and reduce obesity in our community. This work is part of …

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