Entries by Berkeley First Steps

SC-ELS Standards

In 2013, the South Carolina State Child Care Administrator’s Office at the Division of Early Care and Education in the SC Department of Social Services (SCDSS) authorized and funded the revision of the Infant-Toddler Guidelines and the Good Start, Grow Smart Early Learning Standards. That effort led to the creation of the South Carolina Early […]

Be Well, Care Well

A SCPITC program that promotes the well-being of child care providers – Free to providers! Application through the attached link: https://scpitc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Be-Well-Care-Well-Application_SCPITC-2020.pdf

Choose Well

South Carolina faces many issues.  One makes all the others harder to solve.  More than half the state’s pregnancies are unintended -costing children their wellbeing and families their stability.  As an ambassador of this program, Berkeley County First Steps is happy to participate in outreach events, or provide presentations to community programs, to shape a culture […]

Tri-County Organizations Launch Partnership to Improve Early Childhood Education and Care in Berkeley County

Charleston, S.C. – Six Charleston-area organizations, a mental health professional, a doula, and a data expert have come together to form a coalition designed to improve the wellbeing and potential of children affected by adverse circumstances in Berkeley County, South Carolina. Called the Berkeley County Early Education and Care Collective (BEE&CC), the coalition was one […]

Early Childhood Employment Opportunity

House of Smiles (Monck’s Corner, SC) is seeking an Early Childhood Educator (teacher) for their Early Head Start classroom to provide care for children birth-three years of age. This is fulltime position (40 hours/week) that pays $10.57/hour and offer paid holidays. Interested candidates must be able to collaborate with other staff to provide high quality […]