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Thanks to all of our members who let us know about audit citations for “expired” EED forms. We brought the issue to the attention of Deputy Commissioner Susan Adams who looked into the issue at our request. And YOU were right! The EED forms DO NOT expire. This was a result of inexperienced auditors, and…Read More
New Georgia Pre-K Audit Issue: Going through a Georgia Pre-K audit? Several GCCA members have raised issues regarding findings issued on Ear, Eye and Dental (EED) records (Georgia Department of Public Health Form 3300). The general understanding amongst providers is as long as one EED record was obtained when the child was enrolled, the provider…Read More
Cogent (Georgia’s vendor for fingerprint background checks) was bought out by a company called Gemalto. Gemalto is an international digital security company providing software applications, secure personal devices such as smart cards and tokens, and managed services. It is the world’s largest manufacturer of SIM cards. In the last two weeks, Gemalto, without warning launched a new web link to register employees to obtain fingerprint…Read More
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the FIX NICS Act of 2017 where the bill now sits in the Senate Judiciary Committee awaiting a hearing. This law would provide incentive for ALL STATES to report up to the federal fingerprint database. However, the House added a bill that has put a fly in the…Read More
H.B. 494 sponsored by Rep. Katie Dempsey (R-Rome) was passed out of the House Education Subcommittee on Academic Support on Wednesday afternoon. This legislation brings Georgia into compliance with federal fingerprint law so that Georgia is not at risk of losing federal funding for CAPS. Here are a few points to help you understand the…Read More
The Early Language and Literacy Mini Grant Program, a joint effort between the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement and the Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy at Georgia College, supports partnerships in projects targeting the language and literacy development needs of children ages zero to eight. GCCA would like to recognize and…Read More