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Your source for news and information from the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. You will hear from Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs and special guests to give you an update on all things DECAL.

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Your source for news and information from the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. You will hear from Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs and special guests to give you an update on all things DECAL.

    Episode 51 - Georgia Foundation for Early Care + Learning

    Episode 51 - Georgia Foundation for Early Care + Learning

    Last April, a $250,000 grant from the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and United Way of Greater Atlanta allowed our Georgia Foundation for Early Care and Learning to assist essential workers and child care providers during COVID-19.  Joining us...

    • 25 min
    Episode 50 - Special: WSB Radio Interview with Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs

    Episode 50 - Special: WSB Radio Interview with Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs

    Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs is interviewed by Scott Slade for WSB Radio's Atlanta's Morning News about this year's Look Again campaign.

    • 5 min
    Episode 49 - Look Again 2020

    Episode 49 - Look Again 2020

    For the seventh consecutive year, DECAL is calling for families and caregivers to increase awareness of the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles.  This year’s Look Again campaign is held in conjunction with National Heatstroke Prevention...

    • 21 min
    Episode 48 - CCS Virtual Visits

    Episode 48 - CCS Virtual Visits

    Each year, DECAL’s Child Care Services consultants conduct more than 14,500 visits to more than 4,500 licensed child care programs in Georgia to ensure they are caring for children in safe, healthy, and nurturing environments.  But when COVID-19 hit...

    • 31 min
    Episode 47 - Summer Food Service Program

    Episode 47 - Summer Food Service Program

    As school districts across Georgia announced system-wide closures to help minimize the spread of COVID-19, many families and advocates were concerned that children who rely on schools to provide healthy meals would be deprived of critically needed...

    • 24 min
    Episode 46 - Special: Georgia Focus from Georgia News Network

    Episode 46 - Special: Georgia Focus from Georgia News Network

    Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs talks with Host John Clark about the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning and current issues facing early child care and education in Georgia.

    • 26 min

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