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Do You Save ProCare Reports for Re-Printing or Emailing?

Whoa! You mean I can do that in ProCare? Yes! This is a powerful feature in ProCare. You can save any ProCare report as an Adobe Acrobat PDF file to be used later for things like printing out purged information or emailing a report as an attachment in an email message. How you do this depends on whether you have Windows XP or Vista.

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Covering the Map with NACCRRA

Every child care professional knows there comes a time (sometimes many times) when resources are needed to push the business along. Referrals for business, ideas for projects, grants for new computers, information on the new USDA Food Program requirements. All of these things are pertinent to running a successful business, and can sometimes be hard to find in one place. NACCRRA’s newest report, Covering the Map: Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies Providing Vital Services, takes an in-depth look at the services local Child Care Resource & Referral agencies (CCR&Rs) provide to both child care providers and parents in their local communities.

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Help & Tutorials – What’s Next?

I recently attended a conference for technical writers in Portland, OR. It was a great opportunity to get together with other crazy folks like me – who actually believe people read computer instructions! My goal was to look at what a next generation of ProCare Learning Tools might be like. Here are a few of my observations: Continue reading

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Access ProCare from Home

Ever wanted to get to your ProCare information from home? Or perhaps you need access from another computer, like a laptop, that is not at your child development center? This is a request we hear more and more. Although there are a number of ways to accomplish this, the most common is to use the “Remote Desktop” capability built into Windows. Continue reading

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ChildCare Education Institute – A Great Resource!

Every so often we come across an organization that we feel would provide a great benefit to our users, ChildCare Education Institute is one such organization. We recognize the innovation of CCEI in their unique options for attaining necessary training hours. Offering accredited, self-paced training, CCEI provides distance learning options for childcare providers and is a quality leader in their field. Continue reading

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