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Welcome to Family Connections Montana

  • Family Connections offers Fingerprinting and Notary Services to our community by appointment only. Call 406-761-6010 for details about fees and required documentation.
  • AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support Family Connections, at no cost to you. You’ll find the same low prices, selection and convenience as Amazon.com, and Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Family Connections. Click here to shop.
  • Apply for Financial Assistance for course work leading to the P-3 Endorsement or an Early Childhood Master’s Degree. Click here to apply.
  • During the summer child care providers often plan activities to get children out to enjoy the warm weather. Three areas of Safety Concern: Transportation, Swimming & Supervision. Click here for more information.
  • STARS Readiness / STARS to Quality Essentials course is now online at www.ChildCareTraining.org.
  • The Early Childhood Project Career Choices and Challenges Newsletter includes information on upcoming state wide events.
  • The Early Childhood Services Bureau is currently accepting applications for STARS. Click STARSApplication to apply.
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classes for providers

  • Aug. 04, 2015 - New Provider Orientation

    Required for family and group child care providers to attend within the first 60 days of registration. The morning session reviews licensing paperwork and requirements with our local licensor. The afternoon session reviews health, safety, child development/well-being, discipline/guidance, nutrition/food safety, and best business practices with FCMT. We do take a 30 minute break for lunch.  You […]

  • Aug. 05, 2015 - Director’s Lunch Bunch

    It’s lunch time! Take a break, bring your ideas, a lunch item and join other owners and directors for a lively discussion about topics relevant to your role as an owner/director. Knowledge Base Content Area(s): Program Management (2 Hours) CDA Content Areas: Maintaining a commitment to professionalism (2 Hours)  

  • Aug. 10, 2015 - Environmental Rating Scale

    Environment Rating Scales The Early Childhood Services Bureau has chosen to use the Environment Ratings Scales (ECERS-R, ITERS-R FCCERS-R) as the quality rating scales to be used to assess quality care in Centers, Group Homes, and Family Child Care Homes in Montana. Join us as we learn how to use and score these tools in […]

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MTAEYC Conference registration is now open!

The 2015 conference will be held October 15-17 in Bozeman, MT. It will focus on the four core domains of the MT Early Learning Standards; emotional/social, physical, communication, and cognition. All sessions will include reference to the MT Early Learning Standards and emphasize the importance of intentionality in Early Childhood Education. For details visit: Website […]

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