Tarrant County College (TCC), together with Camp Fire First Texas Early Education Apprenticeship Program (EEAP), was awarded a $120,000 Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) ApprenticeshipTexas Expansion grant.
Current research indicates that COVID-19 has greatly increased the amount of depression and anxiety in children and adolescents (Current Psychology, 2020). As children return to school, they show increased anxiety and depression. Depression and anxiety are often expressed as anger in children and adolescents.
I find myself, itching more this year than in years past, to re-arrange the furniture, to buy new throw pillows and table runners, to do a little Spring cleaning. I am SO VERY READY for the next season.
I am Dr. Mayra Olivares-Urueta, one of the newest members of the Board of Directors for Camp Fire and I wanted to let you know my why…why I have chosen to devote my time to this wonderful organization.
To say that 2020 was a challenging year for all of us is a huge understatement. While 2021 is projected to end in a much better place, we will all still be facing challenges related to the pandemic. So, how do we position our organization to come out of COVID stronger than ever? Glad you asked.
While working remotely quickly became the new normal for some, there were others who – because of the nature of their work – could not work from home. Such is true of the early childhood education workforce.
Camp Fire First Texas will be offering scholarships for early childhood educators to earn their Child Development Associate Credential (CDA). A CDA is nationally recognized and according to a 2020 poll on LinkedIn, it is one of the top credentials employers seek when hiring early educators.