Tag Archives: Family Child Care Network

A Farewell to Eliza Halsey

After spending two years with All Our Kin, Eliza Halsey is announcing that she will be leaving her position with us as New Haven Network Director in order to spend more time with her three children and to support Elm … Continue reading

Posted in All Our Kin Staff, Early Head Start, family child care | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Bridgeport provider Dionne puts her learning from All Our Kin’s Child Development Associate class into practice

Last fall, All Our Kin began training a cohort of licensed family child care providers in our Bridgeport network to obtain the CDA credential. The CDA is a rigorous, year-long course in the fundamentals of child development, which articulates to … Continue reading

Posted in family child care, professional development | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

All Our Kin’s Fairfield County Network Director honored with “Above and Beyond” award

On June 11, 2013, RYASAP (Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership) held their annual Above and Beyond Awards Ceremony at the University of Bridgeport. Seven people were honored for their “outstanding commitment and service to their communities,” among them All … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

All Our Kin providers get outside for painting and nature scavenger hunts

Post by Dana Holahan, All Our Kin’s Professional Development Coordinator Last Thursday All Our Kin held its last Network meeting of the school year, titled Walking to Learn in the Outdoor Classroom.  This was a great opportunity for family child … Continue reading

Posted in family child care, professional development | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Save the date for All Our Kin’s 8th annual Family Child Care Conference

Please save the date for our annual conference, to be held on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Gateway Community College. This year’s conference theme is: Caterpillar to Butterfly: Children, Families and Teachers Growing and Changing Registration information soon to follow. … Continue reading

Posted in family child care, professional development | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Get to know the All Our Kin team: Dana Holahan

Title: Professional Development Coordinator With All Our Kin since: 2010 So Dana, tell me about yourself.  What do we need to know? Well, I grew up in New Haven, lived in Chile for 15 years, and have traveled extensively in … Continue reading

Posted in professional development, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

“They made me feel as if we had known each other for years”: Ann-Marie shares her experience with All Our Kin

As I mentioned in my last post about Paul Tough, All Our Kin had two very exciting and successful benefit events this week.  The Bridgeport Launch Party was energizing, a chance to introduce All Our Kin to the Fairfield County … Continue reading

Posted in family child care, professional development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Bridgeport Network Kickoff was full of surprises, learning, and fun!

Hi everyone! Let me introduce myself.  My name is Ana and I’m the new Child Care Policy Fellow at All Our Kin.  I am absolutely thrilled to be working here!  I am inspired by the way All Our Kin enables … Continue reading

Posted in family child care, professional development | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment