Tag: Provider Appreciation Day

Celebrating Provider Appreciation Day

This year we celebrate Provider Appreciation Day on May 6 to honor child care providers across the nation for the extraordinary work they do. This special day is intended to recognize all those who nurture, teach, and care for children in multiple settings across the country. Although Provider Appreciation Day is recognized every year in… Read more »

Beyond Appreciation…Gratitude for our Nation’s Child Care Providers

Editor’s note: In honor of Provider Appreciation Day, today’s post shares a personal account of how Lynette’s child care provider supported her son and family in a time of crisis. It was a few days after my son’s second birthday. The day began, hurried as most and late as usual. I was doing my best… Read more »

Provider Appreciation Day: A Call for Pay, Preparation and Promotion of Our Early Childhood Educators

May 9 is the day we celebrate our nation’s child care providers, early childhood educators and teachers. And while we celebrate, we also must reflect on how we acknowledge their commitment to children through pay, professional preparation, and promotion of the field as an essential driver supporting the healthy development of children. Low pay, big… Read more »

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