PROTECTING GEORGIA'S CHILDREN AND ...
THE BUSINESSES THAT CARE FOR THEM
CELEBRATING 40 YEARS
Join us on April 19th for a Night of Inspiration as we celebrate GCCA's rich 40-year history in Georgia's Child Care Industry.
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Georgia Child Care Association 2017 Georgia General Assembly Wrap Up WHAT HAVE WE DONE LATELY? • We helped to kill two the casino bills, which provided NO GA Pre-K funding. State legislators know if they plan to move forward with a casino bill next year, it must include Pre-K funding. • We killed the bill…Read More
In the first of over ten Webinars, “Managing Accounts Receivables” from GCCA trusted partner SSG Advisors kicks off today. The series which focuses on five aspects of business: Lead, Innovate, Grow, Finance and New Owner/Director is GCCA’s attempt to bring professional content right to the desks of busy operators. The series is hosted by a…Read More
GCCA is monitoring this bill. SB 29 (Fort-39th) Require testing of drinking water in childcare learning centers and schools for lead contamination and for notice and reporting of test results and remediation plans. GCCA is watching this bill and we do not anticipate that it will move out of committee but we are prepared to…Read More
Please review the document from Assistant Commissioner Kristy Lewis. GCCA is working with DECAL as they flush out the new process. 3/15/17 Dear Georgia Child Care Provider, Currently, DECAL issues a satisfactory or unsatisfactory determination letter based only on an individual’s national, fingerprint-based background check. Regulations will soon require that all people who…Read More
With the federal reauthorization of the Child Care Development Block Grant which is the primary funding mechanism for states to draw down money to pay for child care services including the scholarship program for low income working families called “CAPS”, states were challenged with a host of federal unfunded mandates and policy challenges, Among them…Read More
GCCA lobbied against SB 24 which looked to expand exemptions for the youngest population of children. We worked with the bill sponsor and educated them about the safety concerns of this bill. The bill was pulled for further vote! Success! SB 24 (McKoon-29th) Bill to EXPAND exemptions from licensure ; nursery schools, playschools, kindergarten programs,…Read More
GCCA lobbying efforts are underway and busy with a host of bills that directly impact early care. Our team has actively been meeting with bill sponsors, committee chairs and testifying where necessary to thwart unnecessary legislation! SB 24 (McKoon-29th) Bill to EXPAND exemptions from licensure ; nursery schools, playschools, kindergarten programs, and other educational…Read More