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Savion Thorne

Meet Edith Locke

In our employee spotlight series, we highlight some of the wonderful people who make Child Care Services Association a success.

Meet Edith Locke and learn about her perspective of CCSA and how it has changed over the years.

As we celebrate our 50th year, learn about the profound impact of our staff’s commitment to CCSA and everyone we serve.

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CCSA Staff

Meet Amy Duffy

In our employee spotlight series, we highlight some of the wonderful people who make Child Care Services Association a success.

Meet Amy Duffy and learn about her perspective of CCSA and how it has changed over the years.

As we celebrate our 50th year, learn about the profound impact of our staff’s commitment to CCSA and everyone we serve.

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CCSA
CCSA Staff

Thank you for a wonderful 2023!

As we prepare for CCSA’s 50th Anniversary in 2024, we look back at and reflect on the exciting year that 2023 was at CCSA! Over the past year, we have bolstered our work with community, state, and national partners and have been able to make a significant impact on alleviating

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AWARD$ Plus
Savion Thorne

Appreciating AWARD$ Plus: Doris Lee

Doris Lee is a Dare County Early Childhood Professional and onsite Administrator of a 4 star licensed facility. She is a strong advocate for Early Childhood and strives every day to be an influential resource to her fellow teachers, the children and their families as she serves in the field. She wants to raise awareness about how child care needs are not being met, including fair compensation for early educators, and the resources that are not available. Doris said, “AWARD$ Plus allows me to be able to take care of my financial obligations along with my living expenses. Our line of work deserves competitive wages for teachers and administrators to feel appreciated and respected as they fight the good fight. Early childhood educators shouldn’t be financially struggling to maintain the basics of everyday life all because they chose to work with children.” 

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AWARD$ Plus
CCSA Staff

First Year in Review: Infant-Toddler Educator AWARD$® Plus

First year? In many ways, yes! If you are familiar with Infant-Toddler Educator AWARD$®, then you know this education-based salary supplement program actually began back in 2018. However, in FY23, the program transitioned to AWARD$ Plus with expanded eligibility. The primary differences in eligibility are shown below.

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