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Explore and Discover with trainings at the Child Care Council of Westchester!

The Council’s new Summer Training Calendar offers a variety of trainings for early care and education professionals.  We can help you expand your skills, improve the quality of care you provide to children, and meet NYS licensing requirements.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

2016 Wine Tasting

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Champions for Children

We’re excited to announce the 2016 Champions for Children:

Regent Judith Johnson

Monroe College School of Education

Westchester Library System.

Honorees will be recognized at the Annual Awards Breakfast, sponsored by Polaris Properties, on Friday, June 3, 2016 from 8:00 to 10:00 am at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown, NY. Tara Rosenblum of News 12 Westchester will be Master of Ceremonies.

Event tickets and sponsorships, as well as journal ads in support of the Champions, are available for purchase online at www.bit.ly/2016cccwawards. For more information about the Annual Awards Breakfast, contact Dana Lawless at (914) 761-3456 x127 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Paid Family Leave Forum

The issue of Paid Family Leave has been in the news and on a lot of people’s minds recently, and it is an important topic for many families in Westchester County.  There are more working mothers than before and more children in child care. A newborn’s development is critical to his/her success in life. According to zerotothree.org babies come into the world with some very useful survival reflexes, they are still strikingly helpless, in large part because the cerebral cortex is still quite immature. The cerebral cortex is responsible for all of our conscious thoughts, feelings, memories, and voluntary actions. Although all of the neurons in the cortex are produced before birth, they are poorly connected. The cerebral cortex produces most of its synaptic connections after birth which at its peak creates an astonishing two million new synapses every second. With these new connections come a baby's many mental milestones, such as color vision, a pincer grasp, or a strong attachment to his parents.

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"Math is Cool in After School" will provide after school programs with training and materials to enhance the math experiences of the students they serve. Ten to fifteen after school programs will participate in a series of workshops designed to make math concepts understandable and integrate math learning/activities throughout the day. This exciting new project is funded by the TD Bank Foundation. Westchester’s after school programs not only support working parents but also expand and strengthen children’s learning beyond the regular school day. We thank the TD Bank Foundation for its leadership in this area.

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A new grant from the Westchester Community Foundation will expand and deepen the Council's advocacy activities.    The award will support a report on Westchester employers’ child care needs and concerns, new infographics on the scope and cost of Westchester child care and training for child care/after school board leaders on advocacy for safe, affordable, quality child care.     The Council is grateful to the Foundation for understanding the critical importance of advocacy to our work at a time when there has never been greater recognition of the importance of the early years but resources remain limited.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

2016 Legislative Breakfast

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Giving Tuesday 2015 Results

Because of You

We exceeded our #GivingTuesday goal!

Thanks to you, we're going to create at least SIX (!) scholarships for Westchester families to get quality early care and education for their kids. 

Every milestone they meet as children and each accomplishment as adults will have its roots in your generosity.

Thank you!

Published in News
Monday, December 21, 2015

Winter 2015 Newsletter

Click the link below to view the Council's Winter 2015 Newsletter.

Included in this issue:

  • #GetSmartChildCare
  • Focus on Early Literacy
  • #GivingTuesday Update
  • Annual Parent Child Care Survey Results
  • and more!

pdfWinter 2015 newsletter

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To help raise visibility for the Child Care Council’s 2015 #GivingTuesday campaign and increase donations, TD Bank is sponsoring a social media challenge. Beginning on November 23rd and culminating on December 1st (#GivingTuesday), TD will donate $1 to the Council, up to $2,500 total, each time someone likes, shares or retweets specified Council Facebook and Twitter posts about #GivingTuesday. In addition, the Child Care Council’s Board of Directors will match all individual contributions, up to a total of $3,000.

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Scarsdale, New York 10583

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