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Per DECAL, in order to be eligible to receive CAPS, a child must be a U.S. citizen, or have established U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) status as a lawfully admitted qualified alien. This can be found in CAPS policy, section 6.5 under Eligibility Requirements by clicking here. This policy is based on federal requirements that prohibit…Read More
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and multiple Congressman (D-CT) have introduced the Fix NICS Act (S.2135) which would strengthen the existing National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) by ensuring critical conviction records are properly uploaded to the federal database in a timely manner. In talking about the bill, Senator Cornyn said, “Every day we let the…Read More
The Office of Child Care (OCC) published the FY 2019-2021 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plan Preprint with a request for public comment that closed on Monday, January 8, 2018. This rule recognizes the burden imposed upon child care employees by the CCDF reauthorization, especially on employees who have lived outside of Georgia during the five years…Read More
“If I’m out of town, can I call my DECAL consultant and ask them to wait until I get back to perform their licensing visit?” “What are the ramifications if I ‘Facebook/Instagram/Twitter stalk’ a potential hire?” These are just two of the MANY issues addressed during the “Stay Ahead of Citations and Keep Your…Read More
Representative Valencia Stovall and a plaintiff’s attorney are behind legislative efforts to mandate child care centers install video cameras in all center areas, including playgrounds. During GCCA’s Fall Conference on September 28th, a discussion will occur around strategies to address this mandate and how it impacts child care center owners. Child safety is always…Read More
Staff Morale By: Susan Testaguzza– LifeCubby The topic of Staff Morale is near-and-dear to my heart! As an owner of child care centers since 1993 (that’s nearly 25 years!), I have both struggled and triumphed in this department. So, seasoned veteran that I guess I am at this point, I’m happy to share what’s…Read More