Nominations open for child care awards of excellence

Staff writer
March 10, 2014 01:00 AM

Anyone with a child attending child care or preschool knows how valuable care providers can be in helping young children learn and grow.

Nominations for the 2014 Child Care Awards of Excellence are now open.

The awards recognize the exceptional contributions made by early childhood educators, licensed family child-care providers, organizations and local governments throughout B.C.

Nominations are being accepted in the following categories:

Provincial (four awards, including at least one person or facility in a

rural or remote community and at least one Aboriginal individual or


Innovation (two awards).

Local Government (three awards).

Leadership (seven awards).

Nominations must be post-marked no later than April 15. Winners will be announced during Child Care Month in May. For more information on nominations for the 2014 B.C. Child Care Awards of Excellence, visit:

Completed nomination packages can be emailed to, or mailed to: Child Care Awards of Excellence, Ministry of Children and Family Development, Policy and Provincial Services, PO Box 9778 Stn Prov Govt, Victoria, B.C., V8W-9S5.

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