INA Weekly Brief

Category: Annual Conference


INA is Hiring A Conference Coordinator

The International Nanny Association would like to thank Kellie Geres for her many years of service to the INA Conference. She will not be renewing her contract for the 2019 Conference and the INA Board of Directors has begun the search for a new individual or firm to take the role of planning and implementing… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , | January 18, 2018

Private Event for INA Conference Attendees at Historic Old Tucson Studios

  Each year, the INA Conference Committee tries to provide a fun and exciting event outside of the normal conference schedule. An opportunity for attendees to take a break from the hotel, and get out and enjoy the local area. This year we have an extraordinary opportunity for attendees – we have arranged to have… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , | December 20, 2017

Tips to Gain Support from Employers for the INA Conference

You recognize the personal and professional value of attending the INA Conference and you want your employers to support your decision to attend. While you request the time off and make plans to attend, you really wish your employers would financially support your conference experience. Here are some ways you can approach your employers and… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | November 20, 2017

Nanny of the Year Portfolio – Breaking it Down Week by Week. Week 7

You have made it so far! Your portfolio is almost complete! Hopefully, you are feeling a little less stressed about the NOTY portfolio process. This is the big week for EDITING, EDITING, and more EDITING. I cannot tell you enough how important editing is to the application process. You have until now spent hours writing,… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | October 19, 2017

Nanny of the Year Portfolio – Breaking it Down Week by Week. Week 6

In continuing our breakdown of the NOTY Digital Portfolio we have a light week. You may or may not have completed Section 6 – Work History last week. So, if you did not, this week is the time to finish it up. In addition, you will be working on Section 11 and if time allows,… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | October 12, 2017

Nanny of the Year Portfolio – Breaking it Down Week by Week. Week 5

Just a few more weeks as we continue to help you simplify the NOTY Portfolio process. This week we will focus on your work history – Section 6, which for many, is the longest part of the application and may take you more than the week to complete. Next week will be a light week… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | October 5, 2017

Nanny of the Year Portfolio – Breaking it Down Week by Week. Week 4

We are continuing our guide to the simplify the NOTY Digital Portfolio process. This week we will be working on Section 4, 7, 8 and 9.  Section 4 – References. You will want to begin to think about who your NOTY references will be. These are usually people that have seen you in action with… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | September 28, 2017

Nanny of the Year Portfolio – Breaking it Down Week by Week. Week 3

Let’s continue our breakdown of the NOTY application process. This week you will be starting your Essay Questions, Section 5.  Section 5: Essays. You will want to write out the essay questions outside of the digital portfolio form so that you can check grammar and spelling before you transfer them to the form. Each question… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | September 21, 2017

Nanny of the Year Portfolio – Breaking it Down Week by Week. Week 2

We are continuing to walk you through the NOTY Digital Portfolio process. This week you will work on the Sections 1, 2 and 3 of the Digital Portfolio.  Section 1 – Questionnaire. In this section, you will need to answer questions regarding your employment status, INA conference attendance, criminal record, previous NOTY nominations, your special… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | September 14, 2017

Nanny of the Year Portfolio – Breaking it Down Week by Week. Week 1

  Being Nanny of the Year™(NOTY™) can sound a little intimidating and you may feel it is too overwhelming to apply for. I am here to let you know that it doesn’t have to be so. We won’t mislead you, it does take some time to apply but we are here to walk you through… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | September 7, 2017