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DECAL Download

www.decal.ga.gov
Your source for news and information from the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. You will hear from Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs and special guests to give you an update on all things DECAL.


18 - CAPS Family Support and 2Gen
Jan 22 • 38 min
A look at the CAPS Family Support unit and the 2Gen approach of working with children and families
17 - Inclusion and Behavior Support Helpline
Jan 15 • 27 min
An explanation of our new Inclusion and Behavior Support helpline.
16 - Pre-K Teachers of the Year
Jan 8 • 33 min
A chat with Heather Williams and Johnathon Hines, our 2019-2020 Pre-K Teachers of the Year
15 - Meet the Interns
Dec 18, 2019 • 29 min
Meet our DECAL interns
14 - Family Ambassadors
Dec 11, 2019 • 21 min
Introducing our new DECAL Family Ambassadors
13 - CAPS/Quality Rated 2020 Deadline
Dec 4, 2019 • 24 min
A discussion of the CAPS/Quality Rated 2020 Deadline
12 - DECAL Holiday Special
Nov 27, 2019 • 21 min
A special holiday episode featuring DECAL employees
11 - Georgia Public Library Service
Nov 20, 2019 • 18 min
A closer look at the Georgia Public Library Service
10 - Farm to Early Care and Education in Baldwin County
Nov 13, 2019 • 27 min
Episode 10 - Farm to Early Care and Education in Baldwin County
9 - Deal Center for Early Language & Literacy
Nov 6, 2019 • 17 min
Episode 9 - A closer look at the Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy
8 - A Chat with Coy Bowles from the Zac Brown Band
Oct 30, 2019 • 50 min
A chat with Coy Bowles from the Zac Brown Band
7 - Meet Chief Legal Officer Ira Sudman
Oct 23, 2019 • 28 min
Meet Chief Legal Officer Ira Sudman
6 - 2020 Open Enrollment
Oct 16, 2019 • 18 min
A discussion about 2019 Open Enrollment at DECAL
5 - Celebrating 15 Years of Bright from the Start
Oct 9, 2019 • 43 min
Celebrating 15 Years of Bright from the Start
4 - Meet Deputy Commissioner of Finance and Administration Rian Ringsrud
Oct 2, 2019 • 34 min
Meet Deputy Commissioner of Finance and Administration Rian Ringsrud
3 - Celebrating the Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge Grant
Sep 25, 2019 • 34 min
A celebration of the Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge Grant
2 - Nutrition Health Educator Diana Myers
Sep 18, 2019 • 20 min
A chat with DECAL’s Nutrition Health Educator Diana Myers
1 - Georgia Pre-K Week
Sep 11, 2019 • 25 min
A preview of this year’s Georgia Pre-K Week with Voices for Georgia’s Children
52 - Longitudinal Study of Georgia’s Pre-K Program
Sep 4, 2019 • 25 min
A discussion about the longitudinal study of Georgia’s Pre-K Program
51 - GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students
Aug 28, 2019 • 29 min
A closer look at GEEARS, the Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students
50 - Project LITTLE
Aug 21, 2019 • 32 min
Episode 50 - Learning more about Project LITTLE and the importance of speaking and reading to your baby.
49 - Diane Early Study on Georgia’s Pre-K Program
Aug 14, 2019 • 37 min
A discussion about the Diane Early study of Georgia’s Pre-K Program and how it impacts Third Grade test scores
48 - A Chat with Commissioner Jacobs
Aug 7, 2019 • 20 min
A Chat with DECAL Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs
47 - Back to School Special
Jul 31, 2019 • 34 min
A special Back to School edition with representatives from many DECAL divisions.
46 - Meet Chief Information Officer Dennis Brice
Jul 24, 2019 • 25 min
A Chat with DECAL Chief Information Officer Dennis Brice
45 - School Age Programs
Jul 17, 2019 • 24 min
A closer look at school age programs in Georgia’s child care industry
44 - Summer Meals Program
Jul 10, 2019 • 30 min
A closer look at our Summer Meals Program in Georgia
43 - We Care Child Care Sweepstakes
Jul 3, 2019 • 17 min
Details on this year’s We Care Child Care Sweepstakes with Path2College 529 Plan
42 - DIY Summer School
Jun 26, 2019 • 22 min
A discussion about our DIY Summer School and preventing “summer brain drain.”
41 - Summer Transition Program
Jun 19, 2019 • 18 min
A discussion about the Georgia’s Pre-K Summer Transition Program
40 - Act Early Ambassador Jennie Couture
Jun 12, 2019 • 18 min
A Chat with Jennie Couture, DECAL’s Director of Practice and Support Services
39 - DECAL Scholars
Jun 5, 2019 • 20 min
A closer look at how DECAL Scholars supports early care and education professionals in Georgia
38 - Quality Rated Peer Support Network
May 29, 2019 • 27 min
A discussion about the Quality Rated Peer Support Network
37 - Look Again
May 22, 2019 • 16 min
A closer look at DECAL’s Look Again campaign
36 - Wellness Committee and Activity Challenge
May 15, 2019 • 21 min
A discussion about our Wellness Committee and the annual Activity Challenge
35 - Early Education Community Partnerships
May 8, 2019 • 37 min
A closer look at our Early Education Community Partnerships
34 - Inspections for Georgia’s Pre-K Program
May 1, 2019 • 22 min
A closer look at our ongoing inspections of Georgia’s Pre-K Program classes
33 - Summer Camps
Apr 24, 2019 • 15 min
Choosing the right summer camps for your child
32 - Language and Literacy Endorsement
Apr 17, 2019 • 23 min
A discussion about our new language and literacy endorsement
31 - Zell Miller Foundation
Apr 10, 2019 • 29 min
Learn more about the Zell Miller Foundation
30 - CCS Child Care Inspections
Apr 3, 2019 • 20 min
Let’s walk through an inspection of a child care program in Georgia
29 - Meet Deputy Commissioner for System Reform Dr. Bentley Ponder
Mar 27, 2019 • 23 min
Meet our new Deputy Commissioner for System Reform, Dr. Bentley Ponder
28 - Summer Food Service Program
Mar 20, 2019 • 16 min
Learn more about becoming a sponsor in our 2019 Summer Food Service Program
27 - Path from Pre-K to College Sweepstakes
Mar 13, 2019 • 17 min
A look at the Path from Pre-K to College Sweepstakes, sponsored by DECAL and the Path2College 529 Plan.
26 - Georgia’s Professional Development System (GaPDS)
Mar 6, 2019 • 18 min
A closer look at Georgia’s Professional Development System (GaPDS)
25 - Resources from GPB Education
Feb 27, 2019 • 20 min
A look at education resources available from Georgia Public Broadcasting
24 - Georgia’s Pre-K Program Teachers of the Year
Feb 20, 2019 • 27 min
Getting to know our Georgia’s Pre-K Program Teachers of the Year for 2018-2019
23 - Celebrating Inclusive Early Learning Week
Feb 13, 2019 • 20 min
Georgia celebrates Inclusive Early Learning Week
22 - Developmental Milestones
Feb 6, 2019 • 21 min
Understanding your child’s developmental milestones.
21 - Planning for Inclusive Early Learning Week
Jan 30, 2019 • 17 min
Planning for Georgia’s Inclusive Early Learning Week, February 11-15
20 - Georgia’s Head Start Collaboration Office
Jan 23, 2019 • 23 min
A closer look at Georgia’s Head Start Collaboration Office
19 - Georgia News Network interview with Carrie Ashbee
Jan 22, 2019 • 4 min
A look at DECAL’s efforts to assist child care programs in Southwest Georgia impacted by Hurricane Michael.
18 - Preview of 2019 Georgia General Assembly
Jan 16, 2019 • 30 min
A preview of the 2019 Georgia General Assembly
17 - A Chat with First Lady Sandra Deal
Jan 9, 2019 • 27 min
A Chat with Georgia’s First Lady Sandra Deal
16 - A Chat with Commissioner Jacobs
Jan 2, 2019 • 13 min
A look back on 2018 and a look ahead at 2019 with Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs
15 - Update on Quality Rated
Dec 26, 2018 • 26 min
An update on Georgia’s Quality Rated Program
14 - DECAL Online with CIO Craig Detweiler
Dec 19, 2018 • 20 min
Chief Information Officer Craig Detweiler talks about the many ways to reach DECAL online.
13 - Response to Hurricane Michael
Dec 12, 2018 • 15 min
How we helped child care programs impacted by Hurricane Michael
12 - Customer Service
Dec 5, 2018 • 16 min
Providing good customer services for DECAL clients.
11 - Quality Rated Grants
Nov 28, 2018 • 13 min
Learn more about Quality Rated Subsidy Grants
10 - Best Places to Eat in Georgia
Nov 21, 2018 • 21 min
Recommendations from our DECAL team on the best places to eat in Georgia.
9 - Person First Language
Nov 14, 2018 • 17 min
Inclusion Manager Brandy Lochetta talks about “Person First Language” and why it is important to the children and families we serve.
8 - Criminal Background Checks in Georgia
Oct 12, 2018 • 18 min
A discussion of criminal background checks for child care workers in Georgia
7 - Inside Scoop with the Commissioner’s Executive Assistant
Oct 12, 2018 • 19 min
Let’s get the inside scoop from Executive Assistant Quandra Collins
6 - Meet Pam Stevens from Child Care Services
Oct 11, 2018 • 16 min
Meet our new Deputy Commissioner for Child Care Services Pam Stevens
5 - Open Enrollment at DECAL
Oct 10, 2018 • 15 min
Details on this year’s Open Enrollment for state employee benefits
4 - Georgia’s Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) Program
Sep 28, 2018 • 15 min
A closer look at Georgia’s CAPS Program
3 - Georgia Pre-K Week
Sep 27, 2018 • 22 min
A discussion about Georgia Pre-K Week, October 1-5, 2018.
2 - Introducing the Georgia Foundation for Early Care + Learning
Sep 25, 2018 • 17 min
A closer look at the new Georgia Foundation for Early Care + Learning
1 - Chat with Commissioner Jacobs
Sep 24, 2018 • 21 min
A Chat with DECAL Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs