Resources from COVID-19 Updates Webinars

January 21, 2021

Briefing on Emergency School Age Child Care and New Federal Stimulus Funding for Child Care

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Introduction
  • Duke Storen, DSS Commissioner - Brief Recap of VDSS Activities Strategies and Plans and Relief Bill – Shaping Design and Implementation
  • Jenna Conway, VDOE Chief School Readiness Officer - Brief Recap of VDSS Activities Strategies and Plans and Relief Bill – Shaping Design and Implementation​
  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President  - Stakeholder Perspectives – Questions

January 14, 2021

Briefing on CARES III Grants and COVID-19 Vaccinations

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Introduction
  • Jessica Silva, Licensing Administrator, Virginia Department of Social Services - CARES III Grant Applications
  • Dr. Danny Avula, Health District Director, Richmond City and Henrico County and Governor-appointed lead for Virginia’s COVID-19 vaccination effort - COVID-19 Vaccinations for Child Care Providers
  • Jaclyn Powers, Professional Development Specialist, Child Care Aware of Virginia - Job Hub – Virginia’s New Child Care Job Posting & Recruitment Resource

CARES III Grants

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Providers

VA Child Care Job Hub

 

November 18, 2020

Expanding Families’ Access to Child Care in Virginia: Strategies for Home-Based Providers

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Introduction
  • Jim Dyke, Back to Work Virginia Task Force Co-Chair and Senior Advisor at McGuire Woods Consulting - Comments
  • Duke Storen, Commissioner, VA Dept. of Social Services - Comments
  • Jenna Conway, Chief School Readiness Officer, VA Dept. of Education - Comments
  • Natalie Renew, Director, Home Grown - Comments
  • Introduction of Ready Network

October 1, 2020

Updates on DOLI Workplace Standards

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Review of Agenda
  • Megan Healy, Governor’s Chief Workforce Advisor - Comments
  • Jennifer Rose, Department of Labor and Industry - Overview of DOLI Workplace Safety Regulation

September 28, 2020

Revised Phase III Child Care Guidance

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Review of Agenda
  • Jenna Conway, Chief School Readiness Officer and Tara Ragland, Director, Division of Licensing Programs, VDSS - Presentation on Revised Phase III Guidance

August 14, 2020

Briefing on New DOLI Workplace Standards

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Review of Agenda
  • Megan Healy, Governor’s Chief Workforce Advisor - Comments
  • Courtney Malveaux, Jackson Lewis P.C. - Overview of DOLI Workplace Safety Regulations
  • Jenna Conway, Chief School Readiness Officer - Comments

July 16, 2020

Financial Supports/PPP Loans for Child Care Providers

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Review of Agenda
  • Mike Austin, Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center - Overview of the Paycheck Protection Program Opportunity
  • Gary Romano, Civitas Strategies - Guidance for Application and Specific Detail for Home-based Providers

July 1, 2020

Phase Three Child Care Guidance

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Review of Agenda
  • Jenna Conway, Chief School Readiness Officer - Phase Three Child Care Guidance Briefing
  • Navigating COVID-19: Perspective from Providers (panelists)
    Lisa Paine-Wells, Executive Director, Child Care and Learning Center
    Angela Rouse, Executive Director, Roberta Webb Child Care Center
    Tracy Walters - Richmond, Director, Family Care Services, VCU Health Systems

June 18, 2020

Details on Funding for Child Care Impacted by COVID-19

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Review of Agenda
  • Gary Thomson, Thomson Consulting - Words of Encouragement/Guidance
  • Tara Ragland, VDSS - VDSS CCDF/CARES
  • Mike Austin, Small Business Development Center - SBA/SBDC: PPP/EIDL
  • Grace Reef, Early Learning Policy Group - Unemployment Insurance

June 8, 2020

Phase Two Child Care Guidance

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Review of Agenda
  • Dr. Emily Godbout, DO, MPH, VCU Health - Health Updates – COVID-19 and Children
  • Jenna Conway, Chief School Readiness Officer and Tara Ragland Director of Licensing Programs, VDSS - Phase 2 Guidance for Child Care
  • Taren McCoy, Owner and Executive Director, Small Steps Academy - Navigating COVID-19: Perspective from a Community-Based Provider
  • Toni Addison, Parent - Parent Decision-Making

May 19, 2020

Phase One Child Care Guidance

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Introductions
  • Presentation by: Jenna Conway, Chief School Readiness Officer and Tara Ragland, Director, Division of Licensing Programs, Department of Social Services

May 6, 2020

Updates on Home Visiting During COVID-19

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Introductions
  • Presentation by: Laurel Aparicio, Director, Early Impact Virginia and Jacque Hale, Collective Impact Manager, Early Impact Virginia

 

 

 

April 27 & 29, 2020

Updates and New Federal Stimulus Funds for Child Care Impacted by COVID-19

All of the above resources can be found at https://www.dss.virginia.gov/cc/covid-19.html.

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Introductions
  • First Lady Pamela Northam - Greetings
  • Jenna Conway, Chief School Readiness Officer and Tara Ragland Director of Licensing Programs, VDSS - Briefing & Q&A

April 17, 2020

Updates and New Federal Stimulus Funds for Child Care Impacted by COVID-19

All of the above resources can be found at https://www.dss.virginia.gov/cc/covid-19.html.

Speakers

  • Kathy Glazer, VECF President - Welcome and Introductions
  • First Lady Pamela Northam - Greetings
  • Jenna Conway, Chief School Readiness Officer and Tara Ragland Director of Licensing Programs, VDSS - Briefing & Q&A

April 9, 2020

Resources for Child Care Programs Impacted by COVID-19 - For-Profit Child Care Center/Preschool Operators

Speakers

  • Jenna Conway, School Chief Readiness Officer - Virginia's Response
  • Jody Keenan, State Director, Virginia Small Business Development Centers - Available Relief
  • Grace Reef, Early Learning Policy Group - Unemployment
  • Lauren Small, Early Education Business Consultants - Planning your Decisions
  • Gary Thomson, Thomson Consulting and Virginia Society of CPAs Chairman - Closing/Appreciation

April 8, 2020

Resources for Child Care Programs Impacted by COVID-19 - Non-profit and Faith-Based Center Directors

Speakers

  • Jenna Conway, School Chief Readiness Officer - Virginia's Response
  • Jody Keenan, State Director, Virginia Small Business Development Centers - Available Relief
  • Grace Reef, Early Learning Policy Group - Unemployment
  • Lauren Small, Early Education Business Consultants - Planning your Decisions
  • Gary Thomson, Thomson Consulting and Virginia Society of CPAs Chairman - Closing/Appreciation

April 6, 2020

Resources for Child Care Programs Impacted by COVID-19 - Family Day Home Providers

Speakers:

  • Gary Thomson, Thomson Consulting and Virginia Society of CPAs Chairman - Welcome/Appreciation
  • Jeff Capizzano, Policy Equity Group - Overview of the Guide for Virginia Child Care Providers to Navigate the COVID-19
  • Lauren Small, Early Education Business Consultants - Developing a Plan: A COVID 19 Toolkit for Family Day Home Providers
  • Jenna Conway, School Chief Readiness Officer - CCDF - Subsidy and Stimulus
  • Grace Reef, Early Learning Policy Group - CACFP and Unemployment
  • Jody Keenan, State Director, Virginia Small Business Development Centers - SBA Disaster Loan Programs and IRS Tax Benefits

April 1, 2020

Food Security and Early Childhood

Speakers:

  • Heidi Hertz, Assistant Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Duke Storen, Commissioner, VDSS
  • Andrea Gregg, Deputy Director of Strategic Initiatives, VDSS
  • Sandy Curwood, Director, Office of School Nutrition Programs, VDOE
  • Paula Garrett, Division Director, Division of Community Nutrition, VDH
  • Eddie Oliver, Executive Director, Virginia Federation of Food Banks
  • Vivien McMahan, Director, Early Learning Strategies, Smart Beginnings of Greater Roanoke

March 24, 2020

Review of joint guidance document on Emergency Child Care during Statewide School Closure
released on March 23, 2020

 

March 19, 2020

Briefing on Virginia Child Care Guidance released on March 19, 2020

March 17, 2020

Early Childhood Response to COVID-19