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Tag: Nanny of the Year


Introducing the INA Ambassador Program

We are excited to introduce you to the brand new International Nanny Association – Ambassador Program.  The Ambassador Program (AP) will work to help grow the INA membership and build relationships near and far! Goals of the AP Team Member are to get out and educate the community, raise awareness of the INA and to… Read more »


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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 »


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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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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 »


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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 »


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