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INA serves as the umbrella association for the in-home child care industry by providing information, education and guidance to the public and to industry professionals.

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10 Steps to the Best Children’s Party

June 27, 2016

Chances are, at some point in your career you will be asked to organize a party whether it being a Birthday, Halloween or even Christmas. It can be more nerve racking than organizing your wedding. Following these 10 simple steps will help you on your way. Step 1 – The Date Before the invites go… Read more »

How Will You Respond?

June 19, 2016

We have all seen them.  The news reports of the last few weeks and months involving children who have encountered horrific accidents.  The most publicized of the last months have been involving a gorilla and an alligator, but truthfully accidents can happen at any moment of any day, and they do. Of course, anyone caring… Read more »

Steps Taken to Protect the INA Credential Exam and Basic Skills Assessment

June 13, 2016

The Ethics Committee received an official complaint several weeks ago sent by an INA member, informing us that unscrupulous practices were occurring outside of the USA in at least one country. The Ethics Committee has now undertaken extensive research and has made the following findings. These companies (there are four or five involved) are touting… Read more »