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NH Child Care Advisory Council Meeting 10-8-2020 - Shared screen with speaker view
Lynn Ouellette
07:23
Lynn Ouellette louellette@nelliestreehouse.com
Lisa Doyon
12:54
Good afternoon everyone
Melissa’s iPhone
16:44
no it’s Melissa Scott!
Melissa’s iPhone
16:54
Hi
Pam Meaney, Tollhouse Preschool
18:11
Pam Meaney pamelameaney1@gmail.com Tollhouse Preschool
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
18:49
Hi Lisa!
JoAnn Kasper
21:38
Hello
Susan N
21:59
Hi All, great to see everyone here! I look forward to the meeting.
MaryAnn French
22:07
MaryAnn French mgornd@comcast.net certificate Mary-Go-Round
Julia's iPad
22:28
Julia Blaisdell Discovery Child Enrichment Center jujubla74 @comcast.net. certificate please
Lorraine Greer Greer
22:48
Lorraine Greer, Sunrise Children's Center
childrens earlt learning on my phone
23:03
I’m Donna Pizzutillo Children’s Early Learning info@chikdrenselc.net certificate please
jbauer
23:04
Janet Bauer Windy Hill certificate pleas jbauer@colby-sawyer.edu
iPhone for Kitty
23:04
certificate please kittylaro@gmail.com
klsanders
23:09
Karen Sanders klsanders@plymouth.edu certificate please
Carrie Chasse
23:13
Carrie Chasse Alpha-bits Learning Center
Judy
23:19
Judy Parkinson, New London Early Learning Center, gethealthy@conknet.com. certificate please
Francesca Trial
23:30
Francesca Trial, Edgewood Early Learning Center, Francesca@edgewoodcentre.com
Manon Kotkowski
23:33
Manon Kotkowski Exeter Day School Director@exeterdayschool.com cert please
Francesca Trial
23:45
certificate please
Carrie Chasse
23:49
Carrie Chasse Alpha-bits Learning Center certificate please csmitty1978@yahoo.com
Kelly Coleman
23:54
Kelly Coleman Little Blessings Child Care Center Littleblessingsnh@gmail.com
Cathy Pellerin
23:59
Cathy Pellerin, One-4-All Child Care Center
Alicia T
24:04
Alicia Tonelli, Seacoast Community School atonelli@seacoastcommunityschool.org
iPhone (2)
24:05
Jill Lavoie jill@thegrowingyears.org The Growing Years- certificate please
4 Kids Child Care
24:07
Terri Whittemore 4 Kids Child Care certificate please twhit310@tds.net
cmartin
24:15
Colleen Martin eastersealsnh Child Development Center certificate
Laura Elliott Johnson Alpha-Bits Learning Center
24:21
Laura Elliott Johnson Alpha-Bits I lgajohnson@gmail.com
Kathy Simes
24:33
Kathy Simes Simes daycare certificate please
Ardis Yahna
24:57
Certificate Please, Ardis Yahna, Children Unlimited, ayahna@childrenunlimitedinc.org
Kathy Simes
24:59
thesimesfamily@aol.com
Shelley Vetter
25:01
Shelley vetter, Discovery Child Enrichment Center, certificate pls, discoverychildec@hotmail.com
Cathy Pellerin
25:04
sorry hit enter too soon. certificate please- cpellerin@sau6.org
Stephanie McCosker
25:14
Hi Anne!
Miss Krista
25:22
Krista Bonneau, Kiddie Konnection, kbonneau1@gmail.com Certificate Please
iPad
25:23
certificate Stephanie Desaulniers Miss Stephanie’s Family Child Care
Kathy Belanger
25:35
Certificate please - Kathy Belanger, Ages & Stages, Hampstead NH; director@agesandstageslc.com
Shannon Tremblay
25:49
Shannon Tremblay Little Blessing Child Care Center stremblaylbccc@gmail.com cert. please :)
Mary Curtis 1980
25:51
Mary Curtis, Mary's Child Care mhpcurtis@gmail.com certificate please
Kristin Ayers
25:54
certificate please
Stephanie McCosker
26:05
Stephanie McCosker Kid's Culture Childcare
Kristin Ayers
26:07
jmev123live@yahoo.com
mysch
26:08
Diane Bellington Assist Director My School
Lisa Doyon
26:13
Lisa Doyon, Lisa's Family Day Care, iluvkdz@comcast.net - Certificate please
iPad
26:18
Onetuffz@hotmail.com for certificate Stephanie Desaulniers
JoAnn Kasper
26:54
Hello Everyone
Holy Cross
26:54
certificate please holycrossecc@yahoo.com Cindy Wallace
Kelly Coleman
27:20
Certificate please
Kristin Ayers
27:23
Jaime vezina- jmev123live@yahoo.com certificate please!
JoAnn Kasper
27:27
JoAnn Kasper villagekidzacademy@gmail.com
Susan N
31:28
Susan Black-Norton certificate please snorton@ccsnh.edu
Child Guidance
31:33
Certificate please Kristen Biron Childguidance@comcast.net Thanks
Diana Menard
31:50
certificate please - Diana Menard
Diana Menard
31:59
dmenard@ccsnh.edu
Kim McKenney
35:09
Will there be more funding available through CCRSP or is this exhausted?
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
39:12
We'll be sure to ask this question, Kim. There'll also be an update later in the agenda re: advocacy efforts on funding available.
Elizabeth
39:21
is NH connections up and running? I don’t see where we can input our info.
mysch
39:48
Certificate please to: Diane Bellington Myschooldover@gmail.com
MerylFire Tablet
41:48
Meryl GillenKiddie Konnection Merylsusan@yahoo.com certificate please
Melissa Clement
42:50
Any questions on updating information in NH Connections see Child Care Aware website for information http://nh.childcareaware.org/nh-connections-information-system/
Dee Dee Thurber
44:02
Dee Dee Thurber Chapel School in Nashua NH Certificate please:) director@chapelschool.org
Mimi
44:21
Thank you Melissa
BethSmarse - ConcordEarlyEnrichmentCenter
44:48
Beth Smarse, Concord Early Enrichment Center, eecdirector@comcast.net, certificate please
EAVP
45:18
Certificate please-
EAVP
45:45
Certificate please- Kimberly Bell at East Andover Village Preschool eavp@tds.net
Lynn Ouellette
46:23
Certificate please....louellette@nelliestreehouse.com
Melissa
48:07
Certificate please mtardiff@riseforbabyandfamily.org
Kim McKenney
50:48
kmckenney@eastersealsnh.org certificate please
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
51:14
Dianne.Chase@dhhs.nh.gov
admin
51:44
Donna Massucci BVS Family and Child Enrichment Center LLC BVS@metrocast.net
sue@acornschoolnh.com
51:45
Susan Bendroth, Acorn School, Stratham certificate please
Kari Reed
52:07
Kari Reed - Noah's Ark Child Care Center - kreed@noahsarknh.org. Thank you!
Kristin Ayers
52:26
Certificate Please: Kristin Ayerskristin_ayers@yahoo.comAlpha-Bits Learning Center 1
sue@acornschoolnh.com
52:49
sue@acornschoolnh.com Thank you
Stephanie McCosker
54:34
Is there any leniency for in person CPR/FA at this time?
Mimi
57:26
Melissa, do you know total loss/gain of spaces in the 22 net loss of programs permanently closed?
Ardis Yahna
57:56
We are supposed to receive an email about NH connections access, right? I haven't received it yet...
Kim McKenney
58:01
Are you still doing re-licensing visits?
Judy
01:00:30
for Melissa, do you anticipate that covid vaccines will become natatory for staff and children
iPhone (2)
01:00:53
Will child care employees be required to receive the Covid-19 vaccine?
Stephanie McCosker
01:00:57
is there leniency for in person CPR/FA classes?
Kim McKenney
01:02:03
May have been sent to your Spam
Lynn Ouellette
01:03:21
It had a title that was questionable... I almost deleted it.
Child Guidance
01:05:07
Anyway we can get rapid testing for staff for covid?
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
01:05:59
Mimi can give an update on that :)
Child Guidance
01:06:42
Thanks
msalo
01:07:12
Maureen Salo - The Learning Center at Concord Hospital
Kristin Ayers
01:11:30
fingers crossed
Kim McKenney
01:11:52
Thanks You Mimi - my toes are crossed but the hourglass is running out of sand!
Fire Tablet
01:12:09
Praying!! Thank you!!!!
Child Guidance
01:12:13
Thanks Mimi
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
01:12:39
We hear you, Kim!
Cellissa Hoyt
01:12:58
Thank you for this Melissa Clement, SO responsive!
Early Learning NH
01:13:21
Thank you Mimi!
Lynn Ouellette
01:13:35
Thank you Melissa! I am excited to be joining this meeting!
Child Guidance
01:15:27
YES! VERY COSTLY!
Melissa
01:15:48
Convenient MD in Keene has been doing a rapid test for our families. results in 15 minutes.
Lynn Ouellette
01:17:29
Nashua Convenient MD is doing them. The wait is longer than the test results. I had a staff person wait 2 hours but got test back in under a 1/2 hr.
Elizabeth
01:17:47
Belmont rapids testing convenient md not the one in the mall, across the street
Child Guidance
01:18:06
Yes Convenient MD in Bedford takes 15 minutes also. However it costs about $200 dep[ending on your insurance, If you have any insurance.
Early Learning NH
01:18:11
Thanks so much Melissa for your ongoing responsiveness!
Mimi
01:18:44
We will continue to message access and cost of behalf of prgrams and families!
Child Guidance
01:19:35
THANKS Mimi!
Kathy Belanger
01:22:58
Staffing is a huge problem
admin
01:25:53
18 Hours are a mut
admin
01:26:03
must
admin
01:27:45
Agreed
admin
01:28:29
WE worked too hard to get this far to be looked at as professionals.
Ardis Yahna
01:28:54
9.5 hours are required for Health & Safety trainings within first 90 days so that's more than 6...
Lynn Ouellette
01:28:58
Seems like we are going backward with the 6 hours. I feel that 18 is needed. We want to be professionals and continued learning is a must
Diana Menard
01:29:07
does the bill lump all of these items together or will they be looked at separately?
admin
01:29:23
I wouldn’t go to a doctor who had a few professional hours a year,
JoAnn Kasper
01:29:55
Having 12 hours would work
Melissa’s iPhone
01:30:18
staffing and keeping the doors open
Kelly Coleman
01:30:21
Staffing and Money
Melissa
01:30:27
Qualified staff and money
Shannon Tremblay
01:30:28
STAFFING STAFFING!!!!
Kim McKenney
01:30:30
Money and the future of childcare
Lynn Ouellette
01:30:31
Staffing and ability for staff to get a college education.
Laura Elliott Johnson Alpha-Bits Learning Center
01:30:33
Staffing, staffing anf staffing
Fire Tablet
01:30:33
Staffing and money
cmartin
01:30:33
staffing and Money
Lorraine Greer
01:30:34
Staffing and funding
Miss Krista
01:30:34
Staffing and Money
Pam Meaney, Tollhouse Preschool
01:30:38
STAFFING and Money
Sarah Sadowski
01:30:39
Workforce and families being unable to afford the high cost of quality care
BBLDC Nashua-Sue PFEIFFER
01:30:40
Staffing,. staffing
Kathy Belanger
01:30:44
staffing and profitability
Francesca Trial
01:30:44
Quality Staffing and funding
JoAnn Kasper
01:30:46
Staffing and Money
Cellissa Hoyt
01:30:50
Staffing - deep concern about teacher vacancies; Funding due to lost revenue
Shelley Vetter
01:30:55
staffing and low numbers which means less money
4 Kids Child Care
01:30:55
Staffing!! and enrollment
iPhone
01:30:56
staffing and funding
iPhone for Kitty
01:30:57
staffing and keeping childcare affordable
Julia's iPad
01:30:58
staffing and illness this winter
Erika Connors
01:30:59
Future of COVID
Diana Menard
01:31:02
May want to invite SNHS to report on current work of TEACH in the state of NH
Kristin Ayers
01:31:03
Staffing
childrens earlt learning on my phone
01:31:16
staffing and cost of childcare
Kristin Ayers
01:31:17
qualified staff, funding/extra pay, illness
Elizabeth
01:31:22
staffing and money .... especially minimum wages go to 15 hour
Corrie Leger, Over The Rainbow Preschool
01:31:34
COVID future
Stephanie McCosker
01:31:45
staffing and helping families afford childcare
admin
01:31:50
Money, is the most important to me. Without money I can’t pay quality teachers an environment
EAVP
01:31:54
when teachers get sick and capacity.
sue@acornschoolnh.com
01:32:06
staffing issues and covid ramifications
Suelaine
01:32:09
staff compensation and cost to families
Dee Dee Thurber
01:32:10
staying affordable yet paying our staff what they are worth which is a lot!!
Judy
01:32:24
Staffing and I’d also like to se funding provided to support staff obtaining their CDA. It’s wonderful that NH allows someone with a CDA to be a lead teacher but they only financially support attended at colleges in the state. It would also be great if there was a statewide insurance option for child care teachers. Affordable and broad coverage
Lynn Ouellette
01:32:27
I agree Dee Dee!!!
Susan N
01:32:29
Good point EAVP
Child Guidance
01:33:11
Insurance for teachers is a good one.
JoAnn Kasper
01:33:50
having my program's tuition stay affordable and be able to offer insurance to my staff which is affordable
Laura Elliott Johnson Alpha-Bits Learning Center
01:34:13
Would love to see some hazard pay from the State going directly to the teachers and staff
Fire Tablet
01:34:17
Health insurance is huge. we have none
Pam Meaney, Tollhouse Preschool
01:34:35
Insurance is huge! The deductibles and out of pocket totals are outrageous for small businesses.
admin
01:34:57
We area big house that needs to be able to provide quality care for our children. If, Were a family with children, Would be eligable for state aid. We can charge the families just so much until we put them in the same place we are financially
Connie Pelletier
01:34:58
health insurance cost
Cellissa Hoyt
01:35:24
Really important point about increasing rates for families; many families can't manage higher expense which can mean enrollment drops and revenue actually goes down
JoAnn Kasper
01:35:55
Because we don't want to be pushing costs onto parents, is it possible to get some type of tax credit for child care employees
Cellissa Hoyt
01:37:07
Thank you for addressing all these vital topics with so much detail, such thought provoking questions to collect this info
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
01:37:25
New: On Saturday November 14, Early Learning NH will be holding a spirit-lifting session with national expert Erin Ramsey, tentatively titled "From Stressful to Joyful during COVID", particularly aimed at those of us who love and care for young children in New Hampshire. Stay tuned!
Pam Meaney, Tollhouse Preschool
01:37:41
Thank you! I truly appreciate everyone's dedication and hard work. These calls are a great reminder that we need to all be looking at the "big picture"!
Mimi
01:37:41
That sounds GREAT Jackie!
Lynn Ouellette
01:38:21
Thank you all do much for advocating for our field! It so appreciated and the energy is inspiring!
Laura Elliott Johnson Alpha-Bits Learning Center
01:38:35
Thank you so much!
Child Guidance
01:38:47
THANKS
Carrie Chasse
01:39:02
Thank You very much
JoAnn Kasper
01:39:11
Our families need as much as we do
Kathy Simes
01:39:11
Thank you :)
Susan N
01:39:19
Thank you so much!
Melissa
01:39:21
Thank you!
childrens earlt learning on my phone
01:39:23
thanks everyone!
Kristin Ayers
01:39:27
thank you
Mary C
01:39:28
Thanks all!
Fire Tablet
01:39:30
Thank you
iPhone
01:39:36
thank you!
Judy
01:39:36
great meeting, very informative
Francesca Trial
01:39:41
Thank you everyone!
JoAnn Kasper
01:39:44
thank you
Julia's iPad
01:40:00
thank you
Julie Rothemund
01:40:17
Julie Rothemund jrothemund@centralnhclubs.org BGCCNH certificate
Cellissa Hoyt
01:40:32
Anne, Mimi, Marianne - You do this incredible work on behalf of all while balancing your own work in your program! Thank you for being such amazing spokes people!
Dee Dee Thurber
01:40:34
Thank you! So great to be so informed and the care you take with all of these meetings!
iPhone
01:40:40
May I get a certificate please. Michelle Bissonnette misspattys.childcarecentet@gmail.com