Over 7,000 Child Care Providers in Virginia Now Have Access to Resources that Support Quality Care

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Web-based knowledge hub provides over 1,200 practical resources helping Early Childhood Education providers save time, save money, and advance quality.

CCA For Social Good®, a division of CCA Global Partners, and Child Care Aware® of Virginia, are excited to announce the re-launch of VASharedNetwork.org. The Virginia Shared Services Network is an online platform that delivers a wealth of practical resources for early childhood education directors, family child care providers, and the early childhood workforce at large.

Originally piloted in November of 2014, the platform has now expanded to include on-page translation into five languages and a vast array of new tools and cost savings programs that result in significant time and money savings, leading to a greater investment in the quality of care.

“We are very pleased to be part of Virginia’s solution to the many challenges facing this sector,” stated Denise Sayer, Vice President of CCA For Social Good®. “Virginia joins twenty-two states with an ECE Shared Resources™ platform, developed by CCA For Social Good®, committed to strengthening the important work of child care practitioners.”

“The Virginia Shared Services Network will aid child care programs in their goal to offer high quality settings in the most cost-effective manner possible,” remarked Sharon Veatch, Executive Director of Child Care Aware® of Virginia. “In addition, the resources offer crucial support to directors, teachers and coaching staff, saving valuable time and increasing professionalism and quality, ultimately allowing them to work smarter, not harder.”

For more information about CCA For Social Good® and ECE Shared Resources™, please contact Erin Holt at (603) 626-2109.

For more information about Child Care Aware® of Virginia, please contact Jodi Roberts at (804) 285-0846 or jroberts(at)va(dot)childcareaware(dot)org.

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About CCA For Social Good®

CCA For Social Good® is an operating division of CCA Global Partners, a privately held cooperative helping small businesses thrive for 30 years. CCA For Social Good® provides web-based platforms to help thousands of nonprofit organizations and early childhood education (ECE) centers manage their businesses. The platforms (integrated password-protected websites) deliver a set of powerful tools and shared resources resulting in more efficient and successful operations. CCA For Social Good® puts time and money back in the hands of directors and managers of ECE programs, allowing them to focus where it matters most: on their missions. To learn more, please visit http://www.ecesharedresources.com.

About Child Care Aware® of Virginia

Child Care Aware of Virginia – Shared Services Network is a program of Child Care Aware® of Virginia. Child Care Aware® of Virginia is a nonprofit organization with a 25 year history that offers a community-based network of child care and early education specialists who deliver services to families, child care professionals and communities to increase the accessibility, availability, and quality of child care in Virginia. Child Care Aware® of Virginia is the single source of child care referrals for the State of Virginia through a toll-free help line (866-543-7852) and Find Child Care web-based on-line tool. Beyond training child care providers and assisting families to find child care, the organization also promotes a healthy well-being platform for child care providers that includes child nutrition and physical activity, social/emotional development and family engagement through education, technical assistance and outreach services. For additional information, see http://va.childcareaware.org/.

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