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Tag: Nanny of the Year


Family Secrets: The Professional Nanny’s Responsibility to Family Privacy

Recently there has been an article circulating on industry social media (INA included) that shares personal and private information from nannies about the families that employ them. As the industry leader, the INA works to continue to educate both industry professionals and those outside the industry regarding the recommended practices for nannies. We thought this… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | July 20, 2017

INA Board Spotlight – Greta Schraer

The INA is excited to introduce you to Greta Schraer, a member the INA Board of Directors. Greta has answered a few questions for us so that you can get to know her a bit better. As a member of the Board, she along with the other Board Members work to support our association and… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | July 16, 2017

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 »


Tags: , , , , , , , , | May 1, 2017

2017 INA Nanny of the Year Nominee – Candi Vajana

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 fifth and final nominee… Read more »


Tags: , , | March 3, 2017

2017 INA Nanny of the Year Nominee – Kelly Smith

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 fourth nominee is Kelly… Read more »


Tags: , , | March 2, 2017

2017 INA Nanny of the Year Nominee – Laura Schroeder

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 third nominee is Laura… Read more »


Tags: , , | March 1, 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

Nanny of the Year Portfolio – Breaking it Down – Week Seven

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: , | November 22, 2016

Nanny of the Year Portfolio – Breaking it Down – Week Six

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: , | November 15, 2016