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2011-04-27 05:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheila Marcelo, Founder and CEO of Care.com, the largest website for families to connect with trusted caregivers, will be leading a discussion on the state of childcare and senior care and the unique needs of military families today at Forging the Partnership, the Department of Defense (DoD) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) sponsored Family Resilience Conference being held through April 29 in Chicago. "I am honored to lead a...

2011-04-06 17:03:00

DULUTH, Ga., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, is proud to announce the addition of a new course, Bullying in the Preschool Environment. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO ) Bullying is one of the most concerning social interactions facing children and schools today. While the media picks up stories of bullying in high...

2011-04-01 08:25:00

DULUTH, Ga., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited, IACET CEU granting, distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, offers new users the opportunity to try online learning by taking the course CCEI112A: Child Abuse: Signs of Abuse and Reporting Requirements for Early Childhood Professionals at no cost for the month of April, in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. (Logo:...

2011-03-30 08:40:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Care.com, Inc. (http://www.care.com) the premier source of trustworthy family care options for children, for adults & seniors, pets and home & lifestyle, today announced the formation of the Care.com Safety Advisory Board. The Care.com Safety Advisory Board is composed of experts in technology, family care and personal data safety from leading non-profit organizations, corporations and service providers dedicated to improving...

2011-03-30 00:00:28

The ChildCareGroup partnered with Procare Software to grant management software, computers and internet service to child care centers of the greater Dallas area. Medford, OR (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 In late 2010, The ChildCareGroup of the greater Dallas area was the recipient of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds allocated through the Texas Workforce Commission with the express purpose of developing a stronger force of child care providers. They accomplished this by granting...

2011-03-25 00:00:29

By 2014 the U.S. Department of Labor predicts employment for all child care workers will be growing faster than the average pace of employment. The department notes that job opportunities for nannies should be particularly strong. Southlake, TX (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 By 2014 the U.S. Department of Labor predicts employment for all child care workers will be growing faster than the average pace of employment. The department notes that job opportunities for nannies should be particularly...

2011-03-24 08:56:00

DULUTH, Ga., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved and nationally accredited distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, is proud to announce the addition of a new course in the marketing series, CCEI975B - Successfully Marketing Your Program, Part 2: Enrollment and Retention. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO) Child care centers operate in highly competitive markets and on...

2011-03-24 00:00:26

Nannies4hire.com, an industry-leader in childcare-family matching and information services, is providing free information on how to find a summer nanny that is right for your family and budget. Norfolk, NE (PRWEB) March 22, 2011 Nannies4hire.com, an industry-leader in childcare-family matching and information services, is providing free information on how to find a summer nanny that is right for your family and budget. In this cash-strapped economy, many families are tightening their belts....

2011-03-22 11:09:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a national survey commissioned by Care.com, Inc. (http://www.care.com), sixty-two percent of working parents revealed that they are too stressed from managing their jobs and their families to go to the gym, call a friend or have sex with their spouses. A quarter of working parents (25%) reported that they would leave their current jobs for less or considerably less money if that would provide more flexibility in their lives....

2011-03-03 10:29:00

DULUTH, Ga., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited, IACET CEU granting, distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, offers the online course CHD100: Music in Early Childhood at no cost for the month of March, in honor of Music in Our Schools Month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO ) CHD100 was written by well-known author and national trainer, Rae Pica. This online course...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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