Welcome to Family Connections Montana

  • Join Family Connections at Brush Crazy on Friday, July 17th for their 1st Annual Birthday Bash & Fundraiser. Click here for more information.
  • As summer approaches, child providers often plan activities to get children out to enjoy the warm weather. Three areas of Safety Concern: Transportation, Swimming & Supervision. Click here for more information.
  • IMPORTANT! Our credit card processing system is not working currently. We are working with our merchant services to make this service available again. Please be patient as we work through this issue. In the meantime ,we will only be accepting payment via check or cash for training or materials. Payment will be accepted at the training but please call to register in advance to enable instructors to prepare adequate materials for the class. Online registration will not be available until further notice.
  • 2015 Summer Mentor Institute is offering FREE quality professional development! Click here for more information.
  • What has been known as STARS Readiness (and is now called STARS to Quality Essentials) is now online at www.ChildCareTraining.org.  It is a great course that really talks about childcare in MT, what a Quality Rating Improvement System is all about, and specifics about STARS to Quality.
  • Click here to view the Early Childhood Services Bureau Spring Newsletter.
  • The Early Childhood Project Career Choices and Challenges newsletter includes information on upcoming state wide events. Click here to view.
  • The Early Childhood Services Bureau is currently accepting applications for STARS. All interested providers please click STARSApplication to apply.
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classes for providers

  • Jul. 01, 2015 - CPR/1st Aid Certification

    Sharon Rhodes will present CPR /1st Aid training to include infant, child, and adult CPR along with 1st Aid and AED training. This is a 2 year certification through  Red Cross. Payment is made directly to the instructor prior to training date. Contact Sharon at 406-788-8730 to sign up.

  • Jul. 15, 2015 - Director’s Lunch Bunch

    It’s lunch time! Take a break, bring your ideas, a lunch item and join other owners and directors for a lively discussion about topics relevant to your role as an owner/director. Knowledge Base Content Area(s): Program Management (2 Hours) CDA Content Areas: Maintaining a commitment to professionalism (2 Hours)  

  • Jul. 15, 2015 - Risk Management- Emergency Preparedness for Your Child Care

    This course will help you prepare your program for possible emergencies. We will use the YIKES (Your inventory for keeping everyone safe) planning guide to prepare an emergency plan, evacuation plan, and emergency go-kit. Knowledge Base Content Area(s): CDA Content Areas: Health and Well-being (3 Hours) Planning a safe, healthy, learning environment (3 Hours)

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A heartfelt thanks to all who donated

thank you to all of our fabulous donors who helped our Family Connections team exceed our goal in raising funds for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. We raised $1460.26 to aid in the fight for a cure! Thank you to our awesome staff who spent several hours in the sweltering heat for the […]

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