Falen Petros

Falen Petros
Falen Petros has been with Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) since 2017 and holds a master’s degree in public health education and promotion. She has a background in public health, family consumer education and membership support services. In her role as Membership Support Specialist, she helps staff CCAoA’s Membership Committee, Joint Councils and Public Health & Child Care Task Force. As the COVID-19 Pandemic swept across the nation in March of 2020 Falen was instrumental in providing the needed staffing support that allowed Child Care Resource and Referral leaders to meet weekly and develop strategies around how to support the child care system and families across the nation. Falen’s professional experiences also include providing high quality care management training and workplace wellness seminars as a health educator at Inova Health Systems.

Recent Posts

Explore our Employer Benefits in the Child Care Career Center

By Falen Petros on August 05, 2021

Have you experienced difficulty recruiting experienced, qualified staff? You are not alone. Child care professionals across the country have expressed a need for talented candidates to fill open positions within child care centers, homes and Child Care Resource and Referral agencies (CCR&Rs).  

Topics: Business Operations for CCR&Rs, Workforce, Professional Development

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Child Care Staff and the COVID-19 Vaccine

By Falen Petros on April 05, 2021

With millions of COVID-19 cases nationwide, child care providers have had to maneuver and innovate in extraordinary ways to address health and safety concerns while still experiencing reduced income or program closures. Imagine the day child care professionals can gather with staff to care for children and support families without the concern of contracting COVID-19. That day is coming, but only if we act now to stop the spread of COVID-19 so we may keep ourselves, our families, our communities and our country safe.

Topics: Business Operations for CCR&Rs, Health & Safety, Coronavirus

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