New Child Care Director Certificate Training Expands Opportunities

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There is much to celebrate as new child care centers are set to open in the Cedar Valley and surrounding communities. With families all over Iowa struggling to find child care, these centers will help alleviate some of the child care shortages that also contribute to workforce challenges. A partnership with the Iowa Women’s Foundation… Read more »

Hawkeye Community College Child Development Center Works to Provide Affordable Access to Child Care

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A special thank you to our 2022 Grantee Partner, Hawkeye Community College Child Development Center, for writing this guest blog and sharing more about their work. We are focused on the whole child and their family, providing quality education to those we serve in a safe and nurturing environment. Our goal is to allow all… Read more »

$100K in Grants!

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Eleven organizations have been awarded $100,000 collectively for programs addressing one of six identified barriers to women and girls’ economic self-sufficiency: Employment, Child Care, Housing, Education/Training, Transportation, and Mentoring. Grantees were announced at the annual luncheon on October 7th at the Hyatt Regency Coralville. Those receiving an award are: Boys and Girls Clubs of the… Read more »

New Child Care Director Certificate Training Expands Opportunities in Cedar Valley

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child care worker at hawkeye community college

Thank you to our grant partner, Hawkeye Community College Child Development Center, for telling us more about their work. There is much to celebrate as training takes place for new childcare centers to open in the Cedar Valley and surrounding areas in Iowa. The National Administrator Credential (NAC) and National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA)… Read more »

Grant Partner: Hawkeye Community College Child Development Center

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At Hawkeye Community College Child Development Center, we are focused on the whole child and their family, providing quality education to those we serve in a safe and nurturing environment. Our goal is to allow all our children and families to feel welcome and comfortable to learn and succeed. We provide care for children ages… Read more »