oec: Licensing - What's New
Licensing - What's New

12/17/2015Connecticut Mandated Reporter Training
  The Connecticut Department of Children and Families is pleased to provide an Enhanced On-Line Mandated Reporter Training.
12/16/2015Recommended Well Testing for Some Group and Family Child Care Homes
  In December 2015, the Department of Public Health, Private Well Program sent a letter to over 800 family and group child care homes with less than 25 children and staff that are in areas not served by public water and are therefore likely to have a private well. In the LETTER, they refer child care operators to the DPH Private Well Programís Publication #24: Private Well Testing explaining which contaminants should be tested for on a voluntary basis.
11/6/2015Free Video Series on Supporting Dramatic Play
  The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood is pleased to present a series of videos supporting dramatic play in preschool and toddler settings. The videos are available for free online.
8/31/2015Notice of Change in Processing of Background Checks Effective July 1, 2015
  As of July 1, 2015, the Department of Public Health will no longer process child care licensing background checks.
1/26/2015Storm Information for Child Care Providers
  With the impending storm, the Office of Early Childhood would like to remind child care programs that it is not necessary to report all unforeseen, temporary closures of your program to the Office of Early Childhood (OEC) Division of Licensing.