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Conference Workshop Spotlight – Brain Development

Speaker: Deborah McNelis Topics: Infant Brain Development and Gender Differences “… creates an inspired confidence in providing what children need most from those caring for children.” In this posting, we are going to meet Deborah McNelis. Ms. McNelis is an author, international speaker, educator and parent. As a Brain Development Specialist and founder of Brain… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , | April 12, 2017

Conference Workshop Spotlight – Navigating The Local Marketing Maze: How To Reach The Right Audience With The Right Offer

Speaker: Jim Fitzgerald Topics: Marketing   “…walk away with a better understanding of [YOUR] demographic … track your campaigns to fully optimize results and improve future performance.” As part of our Blog series highlighting some of the speakers at this year’s Conference, we will be getting to know Jim Fitzgerald a little better. We are… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , | April 3, 2017

Conference Workshop Spotlight : Sibling rivalry and helping children cope

Speaker: Sara Sladoje Topics: Sibling rivalry and helping children cope “Every caregiver has an amazing opportunity to impact a child’s life and that of their family.” Over the next several weeks we will be running a blog series highlighting some of the speakers at this year’s Conference. We are excited to have Sara Sladoje presenting… Read more »


Tags: , , | March 28, 2017

2017 INA Nanny of the Year Nominee – Catelin Matijevich

This week the INA is introducing you to our five outstanding nominees for INA Nanny of the Year.  Join us Monday, May 1, 2017 when we’ll announce our 2017 INA Nanny of the Year recipient, who will receive her honor at the upcoming INA Conference, on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Our second nominee is Catelin… Read more »


Tags: , , , | February 28, 2017

2017 INA Nanny of the Year Nominee – Kenda Horst

This week, INA will introduce you to our five outstanding nominees for INA Nanny of the Year. Join us Monday, May 1, 2017, when we’ll announce our 2017 INA Nanny of the Year, who will receive her honor at the upcoming INA Conference, on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Our first nominee is Kenda Horst from… Read more »


Tags: , , , | February 27, 2017

What Does a Thorough Background Check Look Like?

While INA’s Recommended Practices for Background Screening helps individuals and business understand the basics of background checks, it can be tricky to determine how to apply these recommendations to get the most from your background checks. This post will provide some guidance on these issues. The Social Security Number (SSN) Verification is a basic component… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , | February 23, 2017

INA Town Hall – March 2, 2017

Over the last year every few months, the INA Board of Directors and staff has made ourselves available in real time to answer questions through our Town Hall Facebook events. Our next event is coming up on March 2, 2017, 8:00 – 9:00 PM US EST (see multiple time-zones below) The Board and staff will… Read more »


Tags: , , | February 16, 2017

Why Should I Cast My Vote?

Having served on the INA Board of Directors for 10 years, and now as the current INA Board of Directors Nominating Committee Chair, I understand the importance of serving on the Board of Directors and what the INA Board does for our membership, organization and industry. Each year the nominating committee strives to bring the… Read more »


Tags: , , | January 30, 2017

A Call to Members!

A CALL TO MEMBERS! Do you want to feel more involved in the INA, get to know other professionals and help our association? You should volunteer on a committee! We’d love for you to connect with us, tell us your individual skills and availability.  Then, we will plug you in on a committee that fits!… Read more »


Tags: , , | October 13, 2016

2017 INA Conference Workshop Proposals Now Being Accepted

PLEASE SHARE THIS POST – GREAT WORKSHOPS WANTED! Deadline September 15, 2016 The International Nanny Association is planning its 32nd Annual Conference, to be held May 18 – 21, 2017 in Chicago, IL. Do you have an idea for a great workshop that you would like to share? Do you know a professional whose knowledge… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , | August 16, 2016