Child Care Licensing952-891-7400
The Licensing Link NewsletterDakota 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:
October-December 2018April-June 2018January-March 2018October-December 2017July-September 2017April-June 2017January-March 2017October-December 2016July-September 2016April-June 2016January-March 2016October-December 2015Watermelon and Wiggles NewsletterDakota County Public Health publishes a quarterly newsletter for licensed child care providers. 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 funded through the Minnesota Department of Health’s Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP).
Sign up to receive an email each quarter or view current and past newsletters below:
December 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) - Family Version
Watermelon and Wiggles LIVE! Dakota County Public Health is offering a new professional development opportunity for Dakota County child care providers. For six months, a short video and handout will be provided for staff training. Each month will cover a relevant child care topic. This is in addition to the Watermelon and Wiggles newsletter. This is funded through the Minnesota Department of Health's Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP).
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