child care

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Jennifer Gioia

Mama Lissa’s Tiny Tot University: Blessed During COVID-19

“I’m very fortunate because I am an essential worker and I’ve been working since day one, and we are lucky that no one has gotten sick,” said Melissa (Missy) Hamrick, director of Cleveland County’s Mama Lissa’s Tiny Tot University.

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Jennifer Gioia

Stepping Back from the Edge

As an infant-toddler educator, Tonya struggles with critically low pay and she works an additional part-time job to survive. It is a constant and ongoing challenge, but her passion for young children drives her.

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CCSA
Jennifer Gioia

From the Kitchens at CCSA comes spoonFULL

Child Care Services Association’s (CCSA) Meal Services Program is now spoonFULL. New name, new look, same great taste! After years of exciting growth, our meal services program needed an update to better reflect who we are and all we have to offer. We’re excited to share with you spoonFULL from the kitchens at CCSA.

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Jennifer Gioia

Pre-K & Early Care Career Expo

Please join us virtually on October 3, 2020 for the 2nd Annual PreK & Early Care Career Expo! Experts in early childhood education and career planning will help you find the path that is right for you.

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