Professional Growth Advisors
Professional Growth Advisor serves as your mentor to assist you with setting goals to upgrade your Child Development Permit. The advisor discusses activities that will contribute to your competence, performance, or effectiveness as an early childhood educator. The advisor verifies you have completed your professional growth activities.
For information regarding the permit matrix and permit application stipends, visit the Child Development Training Consortium at childdevelopment.org
For information regarding professional growth advisors visit the Child Development Training Consortium by clicking here.
To see the Professional Growth Manual from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, click here.
NACP Online Professional Education Center
The Child Care Planning Council of Yuba & Sutter Counties encourages and promotes quality standards of care. The Council offers child care providers the following networks for more information.
Twin Cities Association for the Education of Young Children (TCAEYC)| 530-749-4040
Membership organization that supports early child care professionals in their work with children through a variety of activities and specialized committees. They conduct workshops for child care providers, yearly "Week of the Young Child" celebrations, and maintain a variety of specialized committees in specific areas for providers.
Bi-County Daycare Association |Tresia Filby at 530-673-9203
Membership organization that promotes professionalism in family child care. They hold monthly network meetings with guest speakers, offer a mentor program for new providers and promote networking and collaboration with other groups and programs supporting quality child care.
Community Care Licensing (CCL), Division of California Department of Social Services| Chico office 530-895-5033
State agency responsible for evaluating and monitoring child care programs for compliance with State laws and regulations. This agency reviews and approves applications for licensed child care in Yuba & Sutter Counties. Contact the or their
Child Care Advocate Program|Betsy Rutana, Child Care Advocate at 510-622-2623
Seeks to promote the delivery of quality child care in California through communication, knowledge, and advocacy.
Children's Home Society of California (CHS)