News for Family Child Care Providers

Chapter news | November 9, 2012 - 3:36pm

This fact sheet identifies assistance that may be available to help child care providers affected by Superstorm Sandy.

Chapter news | November 9, 2012 - 3:13pm

This fact sheet identifies assistance that may be available to help families affected by Superstorm Sandy.

News stories | November 1, 2012 - 11:44am

Parents, children and child care providers have been left in chaos in the wake of the Oct. 1 launch of EarlyLearn NYC, Mayor Bloomberg’s long-anticipated and ambitious overhaul of New York City’s early childhood education services, according to officials at the UFT, which represents 21,000 family child care providers.

Editorials | November 1, 2012 - 10:51am

The city’s overhaul of subsidized early childhood education services, dubbed EarlyLearn NYC, is wreaking havoc for family child care providers in yet another example of poor management and shameful ineptitude by the Bloomberg administration.

Chapter news | October 18, 2012 - 3:43pm

Mayor Bloomberg’s EarlyLearn NYC redesign of child care, which took effect on Oct. 1, is resulting in payment disruptions for many network providers. Your union is fighting on your behalf to ensure that you get paid for child care services rendered and to get you connected with a new network.

Testimony | October 16, 2012 - 4:41pm

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New New York Education Reform Commission.

Chapter news | September 1, 2012 - 5:40pm

Thanks to a new partnership between the UFT’s Family Child Care Providers Chapter and public media provider WNET, more than 130 providers are now ready to make science come alive for their students this summer using WNET’s “Sid the Science Kid” Science Camp curriculum.

Chapter news | September 1, 2012 - 12:10pm

In a landslide election victory, UFT Family Child Care Providers Chapter Chair Tammie Miller was re-elected to her position on June 29. Miller’s second term in office officially began on July 1 and runs for three years, until July 2015. Her newly elected colleagues on the chapter’s executive board are also serving three-year terms that began on July 1.

Chapter news | September 1, 2012 - 11:28am

Peruvian immigrants to the United States, Victor and Zenaida Bernaola never intended to enter the child care field but today run a vibrant, bilingual group family program, Happy Kids, from the comfort of their home in the Fordham section of the Bronx. The Bernaolas’ story is a familiar one in New York, and especially so in the city’s various immigrant communities, which include a substantial number of child care providers.

Chapter news | September 1, 2012 - 11:22am

Let me begin by saying thank you for the work that you do each and every day to provide such an important service for families in your community. Your passion and commitment are improving children’s lives.

Chapter news | September 1, 2012 - 11:21am

The UFT, family child care providers who are represented by the union, and child care advocates are up in arms about major changes to city-subsidized child care set in motion by Mayor Bloomberg.

Chapter news | August 1, 2012 - 2:37pm

Tammie Miller, the chapter’s incumbent chair, has been re-elected to her position at the head of a 20-member slate. Miller and her fellow chapter officers officially began their term in office on July 1.

Around the UFT | June 28, 2012 - 5:40pm

Thanks to a new partnership between the UFT’s Family Child Care Providers Chapter and public media provider WNET, more than 130 providers are now ready to make science come alive for their students this summer using WNET’s “Sid the Science Kid” Science Camp curriculum.

News stories | June 28, 2012 - 5:09pm

The UFT, the family child care providers represented by the union and child care advocates are up in arms about major changes to city-subsidized child care set in motion by Mayor Bloomberg.

News stories | June 28, 2012 - 2:40pm

At the June 13 Delegate Assembly, UFT President Michael Mulgrew reflected on the grueling school year that was and discussed what to expect in the year ahead. Events such as the emergence of Occupy Wall Street and the fight for the millionaire’s tax “feel more like four years ago than just the beginning of this school year,” Mulgrew said.

Around the UFT | June 14, 2012 - 4:56pm

Families from every corner of the city joined teachers, child care providers, union leaders and elected officials at a rally on May 31 to protest Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed budget cuts to child care that will hurt low-income families.

News stories | May 24, 2012 - 3:05pm

With Mayor Bloomberg moving to slash child care subsidies for more than 14,000 low-income children in the city’s 2013 budget, UFT President Michael Mulgrew defended the importance of subsidized child care for New York’s working families at a state Assembly hearing on May 3.

News stories | May 24, 2012 - 2:43pm

UFT President Michael Mulgrew told a packed room of City Council members attending the union’s annual legislative briefing on May 15 that its top priority for the budget for the coming year was retaining the more than 14,000 child care slots for low-income families that the mayor wants to eliminate.

News stories | May 10, 2012 - 12:32pm

Chanting “No cuts to child care” and “Yes we can,” 500 UFT-represented family child care providers rallied against the mayor’s plans to cut subsidized child care for close to 16,000 low-income children, at Harlem’s historic Alhambra Ballroom on April 24.

Chapter news | May 10, 2012 - 12:12pm

In an effort to recognize the hard work and dedication of child care providers across New York State, Governor Cuomo has proclaimed May 11, 2012 as “Provider Appreciation Day!”

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