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Child care stabilization grant funding is coming in early October 2021 to help child care providers recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch for more  information on the upcoming town hall, technical assistance, and more!...

Childcare Connect Montana Substitute Inquiry - Thank you for your interest in becoming a child care substitute. Click HERE for more information and to fill out the form. ...

The MtAEYC Early Childhood Fall Conference is October 21-23rd, 2021 at the Copper King Hotel in Butte, MT. Early bird pricing ends September 18th, register HERE! Every year, MtAEYC, asks for nominations for those who deserve to be recognized in the Early Childhood field. Nominations are due by September 1,2021 so the board can make selections at the...

Interested in a free and private parenting coach to help you navigate parenting challenges? As Montana parents, we want the same things for our kids. We want them to be confident, respectful, and make healthy choices. As our kids grow up, there are always new challenges. Figuring out how to handle them doesn’t come easy. There are...

One of the major issues facing child care and education is the shortage of quality staff and the high rate of staff turnover.  The Montana Early Care and Education Job Board is a central place where program owners can post job openings and staff can find employment opportunities.  Currently, providers post their job openings on...

Annually in July, Best Beginnings Scholarship payments do not run routinely. Payment schedule for July 2021: No payments Thursday, July 1st Payments ran on Tuesday, July 6th and Thursday, July 8th No payments July 12th – 16th due to State Fiscal Year end Payments scheduled to run routinely July 19th-31st Scholarship payments did not run on Tuesday,...

We are now accepting applications for our Fall 2021 Infant Toddler Teacher 60-hour Certification Course! We will be offering a hybrid version of this course with some in person classes and some virtual. The deadline to apply is Friday August 27th, 2021 and classes begin on Saturday September 11th, 2021 *attendance to first class is mandatory. Full class...

Child Care Providers - Earn $5 by completing a 10-min online survey! A team of researchers we’re partnering with at the University of Oregon is collecting survey responses to better understand the needs and well-being of child care providers. Your survey answers will not be identified but we will share what you and other providers...

Provider and Parent Surveys The Early Childhood Services Bureau is seeking stakeholder input on American Rescue Plan Act funded strategies that will best support child care providers, families, and communities. ECSB is looking for robust response. The surveys are short (3 minutes to complete) and the information incredibly important to informing the work and programs that...