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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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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 »


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INA President’s Report to Membership

May 2017 By Marcia Hall – INA President It was my pleasure to see so many of you at our Annual Conference in Chicago, May 18-21. I hope you had a wonderful time. For those of you that were not able to make it, I hope that we see each other soon. It has been… Read more »


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Conference Workshop Spotlight: If You Cannot Read your Scorecard (Financial Statements), You Do Not Know the Score

Speaker: Miranda Kerns Topic: Finances “Finances are the groundwork of any business…” Today we get to know a little more about Miranda Kerns.  Ms. Kerns is a licensed CPA and works as a Financial Statement Auditor with RS US, the 5th largest public accounting firm in the US. She will be presenting a workshop entitled… Read more »


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Conference Workshop Spotlight: Nanny Hacks and Finding the Best Nannies

Speaker: Jaclyn Burke Topics: Be the Best Agency by Finding the Best Nannies – 5 Nanny Hacks   “There is a revolution coming I think in terms of understanding the role of caregivers in our society…”   Let’s get to know a little more about Jaclyn Burke.  Ms. Burke is the author of “The Nanny… Read more »


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INA’s 2017 NANNY OF THE YEAR – CANDI VAJANA

We couldn’t be happier to announce INA’s Nanny of the Year, Candi Vajana! Candida Vajana (Candi) from Palo Alto, California. Candi has been a nanny for over 20 years. One of her goals is to elevate the Nanny Profession by showing examples of quality care and by being a role model to empower other nannies…. Read more »


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