2016-2017 Provider of the Year
Pam Bailey Provider of the Year, 2nd from left.
L-R Pat Alexander, Pam Bailey, Peggy Gonzalez, Vivian Urbano , Teresa Savage
Solutions Support leaders/mentors
Pat Alexander Veteran provider with over 46 years Experience
Peggy Gonzales Veteran provider with over 25 years experience.
A source of information for Child Care Providers. Solutions is a provider support group and training network.
Our providers work together to give support and encouragement to each other. We have workshops so that providers can further their knowledge and professional growth that will help them promote quality care. We strive to work together as a support network. We are very happy at the respnoses we have received in membership into our group. Solutions is a special group of chidl cae professionals and we are honored to have them.
Sincerely, The Solutions Support Team.
To maintain integrity as a child care professional at all times.
-To maintain a current Child care license with your county or state licensing
-To follow Licensing regulations and expectations.
-Report to the support leaders any issues or problems with licensing right away.
-To support your fellow child care provides in emotional support, referrals, and resources.
-To respect the confidentially of things shared with fellow group members.
anything discussed in the group whether it's in person, meetings or by our
email group must stay with the group. Even if the subject concerns anyone
you know personally outside of this group. We must abide by our Confidentiality
-Solutions members: To attend meetings throughout the year in your group.
(if not monthly then bi-monthly or tri-monthly attendance required)
-To share referrals that we don't need for our own purpose.
-Helping parents find child care, and helping providers in your group to connect
with these parents. (Solutions members use their referral list) (and email members can share on the email loop.)
-To maintain your name on the referral list by attending meetings either monthly
or the minimum of tri-monthly.
-Email members maintain communication on the emails. Participate in our email
discussions and share referrals as well. Members that do not communicate
on the email loop will be considered inactive and removed.
-Notify the support leaders if you need your email to be placed on inactive. Notify the support leader
if there are changes to your email or other important information.
-It is the purpose of this group to be a participant and involved. For everyone
not just a few. Because we share resources and referrals it's important to
-Common courtesy to all group members by acknowledging referral leads,
or referral that you have accepted.
-Avoid unacceptable language in our email postings. Extreme foul language
will not be tolerated.
-Members can bring forth resources either public resources, or personal
resources that are not child care related as long as they are in good taste and
of interest to the group. Email support leader for consent for any resources that
are not child care related.
-Promote our networking group, SOLUTIONS and SACRAMENTO providers
(email group) and bring in new members.
-It is important to always maintain trust, honesty and respect for each other.
We must not bad mouth publicly or in our forums another provider in our
group at any time. Our goal is to help each other not belittle, humiliate or
insult each other.
-Avoid Plagiarism: Always ask permission to borrow anything from anyone's
website, advertisements, contracts, handouts, or anything pertaining to their
child care business. Some providers have very unique things that they would like
to keep as their own. Providers who are willing to share would like the common
courtesy of being asked first.
-Avoid copying and pasting, or quoting any emails on public forums without
consent of the person who wrote the email or from the Group. Avoid
unprofessional activities on any public forum.
-It is important to carry this trust continuously when we help with substitute
or back up care. (do not deliberately take clients away from current provider).
Whenever you fill in for another provider you are to avoid discussing with any parent
your own child care, joining your child care or offering your child care services.
ven if the parents ask about your child care. Providers need to know that they can
trust a provider to simply fill in for them without loosing their business to them.
_Report to the support leaders any issues pertaining to a fellow member
-To strive to further your professional growth hours, and education through
workshops, conferences, meetings, and other sources of education's for c
hild care professionals.
-To continue to grow and be educated in the field of Child Care or Early Childhood
Development and Education.
-To promote, and provide Quality child care in your community.
-To always be professional in your child care business.
Solutions promotes Quality child care and professionalism.
Support Group Purpose
The purpose of this group is to increase the popularity of our common interests.
To provide support for each other, and to achieve greater knowledge through
our combined experiences.
We hope to add new members so we will be able to grow and expand. We also want to have fun while we are together and working on projects. By developing relationships and friendships, this support group will become even stronger.
By joining the Solutions Provider network, and Sacramento Providers Email group, you are agreeing to all terms and policies of our group.
You are also agreeing that if you terminate your membership that you will still abide by any and all confidential policies of this group. This includes disrespecting the group membership, and it's leaders in any public forum whether it's online or in public. Or sharing any email information shared in the email group. What is brought forth in the group stays in the group.
By joining this group you agree to these terms.
revised Sept. 7, 2007