INA Weekly Brief

Week 7 of NOTY Portfolio Process

by Marcia Hall, 2011 INA NOTY This is it, you have spent the last 6 weeks engulfed in this project and you are about to finish it. This week you will want to gather all your documents making sure you have each and every part you need. You will need to print or copy 4… Read more »


October 30, 2013

INA Welcomes New Operations Manager

INA is pleased to welcome Carrie Ann Taylor as our new Operations Manager! Carrie Ann is new to INA but not to the child care industry. Since her early teens, she has worked with young people in various roles including nanny, teacher, camp counselor, and coach. Carrie Ann is a previous member of Association of… Read more »


October 25, 2013

Week 6 of NOTY Portfolio Process

By Marcia Hall, 2011 INA NOTY You have made it this 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 stress enough how important editing is to the application process. You have… Read more »


October 23, 2013

Fall 2013 Virtual Learning Series: Webinar #2 with Doctor G October 20

This Sunday evening, October 20th, Debi Gilboa, M.D. (aka Doctor G) will be hosting the second webinar of her 3-part virtual learning series. If you joined us last time, you know how Doctor G’s easy style is a match for anyone raising children with the values of strong character traits.  We invite you to join us, bring… Read more »


October 17, 2013

Week 5 of Nanny of the Year Portfolio Process

By Marcia Hall, 2011 INA NOTY This week you will finish the professional history segment of your portfolio. This is found on page 17 of the nomination packet. You will want to type or gather these: 1. “Certificates and Documents” 2. “Publications and Presentations” 3. “Media Appearances and Awards.” You may or may not be… Read more »


October 16, 2013

Week 4 of NOTY Portfolio Process

by Marcia Hall, 2011 INA NOTY You are almost halfway done with the legwork of your portfolio. This week we will focus on your professional history, which is the longest part of the application. You don’t want to do this part all at once, so we will break it up into manageable parts. Start with… Read more »


October 9, 2013

Week 3 of NOTY Portfolio Process

by Marcia Hall, 2011 INA NOTY This week you will write your Cover Letter. This is the letter that will be at the beginning of the portfolio telling the NOTY selection committee why you deserve or should be the 2014 Nanny of the Year. For a lot of nannies this is the most difficult part… Read more »


October 2, 2013

Week 2 of NOTY Portfolio Process

by Marcia Hall, 2011 INA NOTY This week you will work on the Application and Nomination Forms of the portfolio. Give to your nominator the Nomination Form as well as the Nomination Certification Form. You will also want to give your nominator a firm deadline when he or she will get it all back to… Read more »


September 25, 2013

2014 Annual Conference Sponsorships Go On Sale October 1, 2013!

2014 Conference Sponsorships will go on sale starting at 1:00 pm EST, October 1, 2013 in INA’s e-store at  https://www.nanny.org/estore . These sponsorship opportunities will be sold on a first come first serve basis, and once purchased will no longer be available. In order to facilitate ease of purchase, please visit the conference advertising page… Read more »


September 24, 2013

2014 Nanny of the Year: Application Process in 7 weeks

Being Nanny of the Year™(NOTY™) can sound a little intimidating and overwhelming to apply for. I am here to let you know that it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. I won’t mislead you, it does take time to apply. I am here to help assist you and those that might nominate you to “tackle” the… Read more »


September 18, 2013