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Important Forms and Resources for Family Child Care Providers

Thank you to those of you who attended our meetings for NYC child care providers. Here are the forms and resources we promised you regarding comprehensive background clearance requirements.

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Provider Appreciation Awards Ceremony

"We are not babysitters, we are early childhood educators serving New York,” Chapter Chair Tammie Miller said on May 11 as UFT Family Child Care Providers Chapter members gathered for the union’s sixth annual Provider Appreciation Awards Ceremony at UFT headquarters in Manhattan.

Lead Free Kids for a Healthy Future

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2018

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Healthy Homes Program will be celebrating National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2018 from Oct. 21 to Oct. 27. For more details, please see the fliers in English, Spanish and Bengali.

Feeling ‘blessed’ — and now honored

Twenty-six members of the UFT Family Child Care Providers Chapter were recognized at the chapter's fifth annual Provider Appreciation Awards on May 1. While it was their night to be recognized, the award winners said their true rewards come from doing their jobs every day.

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Healthy Homes Workshops 2018

Family child care providers are invited to attend these upcoming Healthy Homes Workshops. For more details, please see the fliers.

What you need to know about functional chapters

Although the union is called the United Federation of Teachers, the membership has grown to include many other types of educators and professionals who serve the children of New York City in a variety of ways.
These Department of Education-employed members have functional chapters of their own to address common issues and concerns.

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What I do: Lynda John, family child care provider

Lynda John has two grandchildren, but as a UFT member and group family day care provider, she has up to 16 other kids — from infants to preschoolers, plus older children after school — at any given time. It’s an investment, she says, in herself and in the future.

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Family Child Care Providers meeting dates

Attend one of the borough meetings coming up in the next two weeks. We'll provide important updates on issues affecting family child care providers including state and city legislation, upcoming contract negotiations and union-provided professional development opportunities.

Family Child Care Providers meeting dates

Attend one of the borough meetings coming up in the next few weeks. We'll provide important updates on issues affecting family child care providers including state and city legislation, upcoming contract negotiations and union-provided professional development opportunities.

UFT Family Child Care Providers Appreciation Educational Conference

Themed “Constructing Knowledge through Purposeful Play,” the Providers Appreciation Educational Conference featured workshops led by UFT Teacher Center instructors and free takeaway resources, including books, puppets, puzzles and science kits.