Early Childhood Education Providers in VT Receive Resource Platform Developed by CCA For Social Good
Vermont Birth to Three, and CCA For Social Good, a division of CCA Global Partners, have entered into an agreement to develop an Early Childhood Education (ECE) Shared Resources online platform for childcare providers in Vermont.
The site, to be named Shared Services VT, is one of nineteen shared resources platforms that CCA For Social Good will have launched by the end of 2014.
“CCA For Social Good is a strong believer in the power of the shared services movement exhibited lately by members of the ECE community. By managing shared resource platforms in multiple states, and having the backing of CCA Global Partners’ co-operative business model, CCA For Social Good is able to afford childcare centers the ability to maintain their identity, while also taking advantage of the buying power of thousands, “ explains Denise Sayer, Vice President at CCA Global Partners. “Additionally, users will benefit from business resources specific to the ECE field, all of which have been vetted by professionals in the childcare field.”
This initiative will provide practical resources to help childcare providers manage their programs more effectively and efficiently. It will do this by achieving the following three goals: saving time, reducing costs, and improving quality.
Becky Gonyea, Executive Director of Vermont Birth to Three stated, “We’re very pleased to soon offer such a robust tool to early childcare providers in the state of Vermont. By utilizing Shared Services VT, directors will have more time in their day to focus on their mission, instead of getting caught up in creating documents and researching regulations. This both increases job satisfaction and allows the children to receive a higher standard of care and education.”
The site will be accessible by visiting SharedServicesVT.org. Eligible users include all regulated child care programs in Vermont who are enrolled in the STep Ahead Recognition System (STARS), Vermont’s child care quality rating system.
About CCA For Social Good
CCA For Social Good provides web-based platforms to help thousands of nonprofit organizations and early childhood education (ECE) centers manage their businesses. The platforms (integrated password-protected websites) deliver a set of powerful tools and shared resources resulting in more efficient and successful operations. CCA For Social Good puts time and money back in the hands of directors and managers of ECE programs, allowing them to focus where it matters most: on their missions. To view a sample platform, please visit http://www.ecesharedresources.com.
About CCA Global Partners
CCA Global Partners, Inc. is a privately held cooperative based in the United States with member businesses in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. For a quarter of a century, CCA Global has partnered with entrepreneurial businesspeople to create a cooperative powerhouse unmatched in the marketplace. With 14 independent business brands and more than 2,700 locations, CCA Global Partners is well positioned to positively impact the success of independent businesses. For more information on CCA Global Partners, go to ccaglobal.com.
About Vermont Birth to Three
Vermont Birth to Three is an initiative supported by the Permanent Fund for Vermont’s Children, the A.D. Henderson Foundation and the Turrell Fund. VB3’s mission is to make a lasting difference in the quality of infant and toddler care in Vermont. Regulated child care programs throughout Vermont (with a focus on home based providers) engage in peer mentoring, leadership development, and professional development opportunities. For more information about Vermont Birth to Three, go to vermontbirthtothree.org
Additional funding for Shared Services Vermont is provided by the Canaday Family Charitable Trust.