FROM: Office of Child and Family ServicesThe following is from a memo sent out on Nov. 14, 2022. FCCAM has added additional information. CCDF ARPA Discretionary Fund ECCP® Stipend Award Guidance The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) included $14.99 billion in supplemental Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Discretionary Funds.…Keep reading
The York County Early Childhood Coalition is so excited to announce that our 2023 Early Care & Education spring conference this year will be held at the Sanford Regional Technical Center in Sanford, Maine on Saturday, April 29, 2023. We want to know your WHY? What fuels your passion? How…Keep reading
The Maine Early Learning and Development Standards (MELDS) are the state’s learning standards for children ages three-five. Building from the Infant Toddler MELDS (IT MELDS) and bridging developmental expectations to the Maine Learning Results (MLRs), the MELDS inform all early childhood professionals about the typically developing expectations of young children…Keep reading
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Child and Family Services (OCFS) is pleased to announce registration is now open for the Early Childhood Educator Workforce Salary Supplement Program and the Provider Transition Grants. Registration for both programs are within one form and funds will be distributed…Keep reading
DHHS announced Sept. 15, 2022 that the Office of Child and Family Services will begin providing a Provider Transition Grant for licensed child care providers to help further stabilize and support child care providers in Maine using remaining ARPA funding. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of…Keep reading
More details and how to register for this program are coming soon from Office of Child and Family Services September 12, 2022 MEMORANDUM from OCFS: In April 2022, Governor Mills signed the supplemental budget which included salary supplements to increase the pay for early childhood educators employed in licensed child…Keep reading
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