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  • The Early Childhood Services Bureau recently sent a letter to all licensed providers regarding policy changes and STARS updates. To view the letter please click here.
  • The Early Childhood Services Bureau is in the process of launching their new website, as a result many links on our page may not be working, your patience as we work to update all links is appreciated.
  • Family Connections is hiring a part-time Referral Specialist. Click here for more information and the employment application.
  • The Early Childhood Services Bureau is currently accepting applications for STARS. All interested providers please click STARSApplication to apply.
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  • Jan. 10, 2015 - BEST: Bringing Early Success Training to Providers

    BEST (Bringing Early Success Training to Providers) is an individualized program for new providers, or anyone in the early childhood field needing extra support. This 23 hour program free and includes a binder filled with 10 lessons covering topics such as Child Growth and Development, Planning Activities, Child Guidance, Health and Safety, Parents and Families, […]

  • Jan. 10, 2015 - Positive Strategies for Handling Challenging Behaviors

    We welcome Erin Faulkner, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with Quality Life Concepts. Together we will explore the ABC’s of behavior, how to get children to follow directions, how to respond to undesired behaviors and much more. She will also share information on Autism red flags, early intervention, and referral. We will take a 30 […]

  • Jan. 12, 2015 - Know the Know- Diversity

    Join us as we explore the Montana Early Care and Education Knowledge Base. Each month we will introduce, explore, and practice implementing the individual components of the Knowledge Base. A piece of this training will be creating Professional Development Goals. KB: Diversity CDA: Support children’s social and emotional development. MELS content: Core domain: Emotional/Social Subdomain: […]

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What’s the latest with the flu?

2014-2015 Influenza Season The 2014-2015 influenza season (flu) is here. The flu virus can easily spread from one person to the next, and can cause serious illness that might result in hospitalization or even death. Therefore, it’s critically important for everyone to get vaccinated for seasonal influenza now. For this and other recommendations regarding the […]

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