Testing for Lead Contamination: New Sanitation Rule
The NC Commission for Public Health has adopted and approved a new sanitation rule (15A NCAC 18A .2816) effective October 1, 2019. This amended rule requires that all licensed child care centers test all drinking water faucets and food preparation sinks for lead contamination within one year, and new centers must test upon application for a license. To read more click here.
Programs for Child Care Providers:
The T.E.A.C.H.(Teacher Education and Compensation Helps) Early Childhood® National Center-provides educational scholarships to early care professionals and those who perform specialized functions in the early care system. The goals of T.E.A.C.H. are:
T.E.A.C.H Early Childhood 2016-2017 Annual Report
Child Care Services Association Child Care in Alamance County Fact Sheet: 2017.
Interested in opening a new child care program? Please contact the Partnership at 336-513-0063.
WAGE$: The Alamance Partnership for Children funds the NC WAGE$ project which provides a salary supplement for teachers based on their educational level and years of employment within a facility.