Child Care Licensing952-891-7400
Dakota County Child Care Licensing publishes a quarterly newsletter for licensed child care called
The Licensing Link. The newsletter has articles, rule reminders, tips, training and other items of interest for licensed childcare providers. View current and past newsletters below:
November-December 2019June-October 2019April-June 2019January-March 2019October-December 2018April-June 2018January-March 2018October-December 2017July-September 2017April-June 2017January-March 2017October-December 2016
Dakota County Public Health and the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) published a quarterly newsletter for licensed child care providers from 2014-2019. Watermelon and Wiggles includes practical tips and ideas to increase healthy nutrition and physical activity for infants and children in child care settings as well as information about trainings.
View past newsletters below:
August 2019 (Using food to reward and motivate)June 2019 (Play-based learning)February 2019 (Breastfeeding support) -
Family VersionDecember 2018 (Winter physical activity) -
Family VersionAugust 2018 (Farm to child care) -
Family VersionMay 2018 (Fun outside) -
Family VersionFebruary 2018 (Eating a variety of colors) -
Family VersionNovember 2017 (Winter physical activity) -
Family VersionAugust 2017 (Limiting salt) -
Family VersionMay 2017 (Limiting screen time) -
Dakota County Public Health offered a new professional development opportunity for Dakota County child care providers in 2018. For six months, a short video and handout was provided for staff training. Each month covered a relevant child care topic. This is in addition to the Watermelon and Wiggles newsletter. This was funded through the Minnesota Department of Health's Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP).
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