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GCCA Kicks Off Lead, Innovate and Grow Webinar Series with Managing Accounts Receivables 3/21

Mar 21, 2017

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…

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Other Legislation That Impacts Early Care

Mar 16, 2017

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…

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DECAL Issues New Information on Comprehensive Fingerprint Background Checks

Mar 15, 2017

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…

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CAPS Funding Crisis- Thank You Governor Deal

Feb 17, 2017

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…

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GCCA Works to Halt Bill that Would Expand Exemptions

Feb 9, 2017

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,…

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Early Ed and the 2017 Session

May 10, 2016

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…

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