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Learn Tips on the Business of Child Care from the MS Small Business Development Center

We know that childcare providers wear many hats – educator, caregiver, and often: small business owner. Running a successful small business is frequently a learning experience, and the Mississippi Small Business Development Center can help you along that journey! On Monday, May 23, they’ll be hosting a free virtual class on how to best develop … Read more

Register Now for Mississippi Early Learning Resources Conference!

Our first annual Shared Services conference is on Saturday, June 11, 2022 from 8:00am – 5:00pm at the Eagle Ridge Conference Center in Raymond, Mississippi. Childcare providers, directors and other early childhood professionals are encouraged to attend. Registration costs $25 per person. Please make sure to register by FRIDAY, MAY 20TH. The Mississippi Early Learning … Read more

Need to renew your MS Director’s Credential? Register now for the renewal course from MDHS!

The Mississippi Department of Human Services – Division of Early Childhood Care and Development is offering a course that childcare providers can take to renew their Mississippi Director’s Credential. The MS Director’s Credential, along with two years paid experience in a licensed childcare facility, qualifies anindividual to be a director of a licensed childcare facility in … Read more