Thursday, May 10, 2012

Child Care Provider Appreciation Day is May 11!

We at DEL appreciate child care providers every day for their hard work and commitment to offering children safe, healthy learning environments. But every year, a special day is set aside nationally just for showing child care providers how much we value their efforts.

Gov. Chris Gregoire has proclaimed May 11, 2012, Child Care Provider Appreciation Day in Washington. View the proclamation in English and in Spanish.

Events are happening around the state to honor child care providers. Find out more.

How can you show appreciation for your child care provider? The Washington State Child Care Resource & Referral Network has several great ideas for saying thanks, including:

  • Offering to bring breakfast, lunch or treats for the teacher and children.
  • Having your child make a special art project for their provider.
 From all of us at DEL, thank you to Washington's child care providers!

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