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Save time and money with the Provider Resource Hub (formerly the Georgia Alliance for Quality Child Care)! Budgets are tight and running a child care business has never been more challenging or time consuming. What if you could save time and money while also managing your program more effectively? By having a single resource for ordering essential supplies, using existing documents, templates, access to free training, and business services, Provider Resource Hub (PRH) members can do more. The PRH is a password protected web portal with 3,500 tools and resources for licensed child care programs and programs just getting started. Members can easily access these resources while saving money with vendor partners. And thanks to the generous support of United Way of Greater Atlanta, if you are a child care program in one of these 13 counties -- Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, and Rockdale -- you can receive a free 1-year membership to the Provider Resource Hub.

Have questions or want to learn more? Contact Laura Newman at 404-479-4182 or laura.newman@qccga.org.


PROVIDER RESOURCE HUB Benefits

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ADMINISTRATIVE RESOURCES & TEMPLATES

Nobody should have to re-invent the wheel, especially busy center directors, owners and family home providers! Our unique Provider Resource Hub (PRH) online portal, gives members access to a wide variety of ready-to-use documents and templates for all of their administrative and programmatic needs (view sample list). Available documents include but are not limited to: employee handbook and policies, job descriptions and interview guides, IEP/IFSP implementation plans, ERS checklists, and family handbooks. The site also provides resources for each Quality Rated standard to help you with your quality improvement efforts.

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STATE-APPROVED TRAININGS & NETWORKING

In addition to the online resources, your Provider Resource Hub (PRH) membership gives you access to “Director 2 Director” (D2D) training and support meetings. D2D offers free state-approved trainings on business related topics, such as marketing, finances, and human resources, as well as camaraderie, coffee, and conversation. Attendees also receive an array of in depth print resources directly aligned to the topic. Many of those resources are included in the web portal so members unable to attend trainings have immediate access to support.

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Business Support Services & Discounts

The Provider Resource Hub (PRH) props up members in their role of professional educator and small business owner or manager. The online site offers access to a suite of business and administrative resources as well as exclusive negotiated discounts on supplies, equipment, and food from vendors including Kaplan Early Learning, Discount School Supply, Cheney Brothers, ProSolutions Training, and First Book. In one quarter alone, a PRH member saved more than $6,050 on educational supplies and food orders. Furthermore, PRH members receive discounts to financial services offered by Child Care Cooperative. Child Care Cooperative provides accounting, payroll, personal and business tax services to child care centers in Georgia.

 

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What Other Members are Saying

As a high-quality early learning educator, we often seek resources from the community and the best tools are those that help us simplify our efforts while also extending our impact. The PHR has helped us with cost savings, provided simple and easy to use forms and policies (saving us the time in drafting them) and is one of our top resources for both the business and programmatic side of our work
— Executive Director, Scottdale Early Learning Inc.
Having started at a new school with a staff literally double what I had before AND with tremendous tenure, I was feeling a bit uneasy about supervising and managing this team of early childhood educators. The session today could not have been timed more appropriately. I walked away with pages of notes, people to network with, websites and books to research and great ideas!
— Assistant Director at Dunwoody Prep
I wanted to take the opportunity to let you know how valuable my membership in the Provider Resource Hub has been to me professionally. The D2D meetings are a meaningful support to me as a director of a small half day preschool. This year our enrollment has nearly doubled from where it was a few years ago and I attribute that in part to the resources, support and encouragement I’ve received from you, the Provider Resource Hub and other directors in our group. In addition, the many resources available on the website are a helpful tool for me as a director – from articles on “hot topics” that I can share with parents, to sample handbooks and other management tools.
— Director, Rock Spring Preschool
I am excited that we have access to all of the resources that the Provider Resource Hub provides. My directors spoke very highly of all aspects and I am happy to become a member so that we can continue to provide the very best for our staff and families.
— Owner, Kids ‘R’ Kids #23