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The Wisconsin Child Care Information Center (CCIC) is a mail-order lending library and information clearinghouse serving anyone in Wisconsin working in the field of child care and early childhood education. Our goal is to help Wisconsin child care professionals give the best possible start to Wisconsin's children.

Early Care and Education Garden Micro Grant

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Community GroundWorks is now accepting applications for its Early Care and Education (ECE) Garden Micro Grant project. With funding from Race to the Top, these one-time garden micro grants will offer regulated Wisconsin child care programs participating in YoungStar up to $1,000 to create new gardens or up to $300 to expand existing gardens.


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Jill W. Krieger, Licensing Specialist, Department of Children and Families received the following information from a child care center in Jefferson County:

"We just had a situation here at XXXXXX that I am wanting to share with you, so you can maybe warn other daycare centers.

What We Pay. What it is Worth.

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Seal of Wisconsin

Since helping our infants and young children thrive is one of the most vital jobs in any nation, the people who do this work in the U.S. must be paid well, right?

Source: The Raising of America

In honor of Child Care Provider Appreciation Day, May 6, we offer these insights into who your typical child care provider is, what they get paid, and how we all can show appreciation for the important work they do.

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