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March 21, 2023

UMA Newsletters can be found by clicking one of the links below. If you have a question, or have news that you would like to share in one of our newsletters, please contact Sara Charbonneau ( UMA March 2023 Newsletter UMA January 2023 Newsletter UMA December 2022 Newsletter UMA September 2022 Newsletter UMA June 2022…

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Registration is now OPEN for the 2023 UMA Annual Meeting

January 25, 2023

Join us for the 2023 UMA Annual Meeting, April 25-27, in Boulder, CO.Gather with your peers for three days of networking, thought-provokingkeynote speakers and quality education on best practices,innovations and critical issues impacting your field. Register your leadership team and trustees byMarch 10 to receive the early bird rate. Click here to view the full brochure and details.

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Mary’s Message

September 12, 2022

As UMA leaders head into fall with a renewed focus on creating healthy workforce cultures, can we learn something from the high school marching band? At 7:00 AM sharp, on a stroll through the neighborhood, I heard the sounds. Nearly two miles away, through the trees and over the hill, I heard the hallow rumble…

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Illinois Governor proclaims, July 2021, as The Baby Fold’s History of Care on Rt. 66 Month

July 27, 2021

We are pleased to announce that the Governor of the State of Illinois, JB Pritzker, has designated July 2021 as “The Baby Fold’s History of Care on Rt. 66″ Month, for its long history of serving children and families throughout central Illinois along the pathway of historic Route 66 in Normal, IL. The Governor’s proclamation…

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The Caminos Nacional Story: Partnering to Serve Unaccompanied Children

June 29, 2021

An Interview with Kelly Berger, LCSW-C, Vice President of Special Operations, Board of Child Care The subject of unaccompanied minors has been in the news a great deal over the past few years, but Board of Child Care has been serving this youth for some time. Tell us about your work and how you came…

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