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 Kids Care Center (KCC) - Announcements

​Program Setup Due Date - 9/30  
by Cindy Heislen
 9/27/2018 3:01 PM

This is a reminder that the deadline for setting up your programs for this year is Sept. 30th. Program setup includes creating the program, activities, calendars, and enrolling students. Additionally, at least one day of attendance should be recorded...

Report Errors 
by Cindy Heislen
 4/25/2018 11:01 AM

If you have upgraded to Microsoft 2016 you may encounter report errors as it is not currently compatible with KCC. System developers are resolving this matter. If you encounter this error, please submit a helpdesk ticket with the report name so we can...

Have a KCC Question? 
by Cindy Heislen
 2/8/2018 9:59 AM

​Please be sure to submit a KCC helpdesk ticket for questions relating to data entry, reports, errors, etc. so that we can keep track of the type of problems for system improvements. This also ensures others are able to answer your question timely in...

Inactivating Students from Your Roster 
by Cindy Heislen
 2/8/2018 9:27 AM

​Be sure you are keeping your student roster current otherwise your data may be scewed if it counts students not currently/actively attending your program. Please see the 'Instructions for Inactivating Students' posted under the Kids Care Center Resources...

Date Change for Grades Data Entry 
by Cindy Heislen
 1/17/2018 3:08 PM

Please note that for state level evaluation purposes the due date for KCC grades data entry has changed from June 30 to June 15. Please be sure you work with those individuals involved in the process to ensure grades are entered in KCC by June 15. Thank...

Check Status of Data Entry 
by Cindy Heislen
 1/17/2018 1:44 PM

​You can check the status of the majority of your data entry at any time by running the "Certification by Term - Grantee Site APR" report in KCC. You will need to select the school year, site name and begin/end dates for the report to run. This...

KCC Data Entry Help 
by Cindy Heislen
 12/11/2017 12:32 PM

You can now find an Instruction Manual for KCC data entry posted here in the Portal under the "KCC Resources" column.​

Trainings are Available In Video - Check It Out! 
by Cindy Heislen
 9/23/2016 3:58 PM

If you are new to Kids Care Center (KCC), you can start by viewing the Introduction to KCC Webinar, which is a one hour and fifteen minute comprehensive look at data entry into the KCC system.

If you don’t have time to watch the entire webinar, there...


 Need Kids Care Center Assistance?

For all your Kids Care Center needs, please submit a helpdesk ticket by clicking on
"Kids Care Center Support"
in KCC (top right corner of KCC in brown bar)

 KCC Instructions and Guidance

Data Entry Due Dates 2018-19 rev 10-12-18.pdfData Entry Due Dates 2018-19 rev 10-12-18
Instruction Manual-Trouble Shooting Guide Rev 4-2018.pdfInstruction Manual-Trouble Shooting Guide Rev 4-2018
Instructions for Entering Student Grades (Rev 2-2018).pdfInstructions for Entering Student Grades (Rev 2-2018)
Instructions for Certifying APR Reporting.pdfInstructions for Certifying APR Reporting
Instructions for Inactivating Students.pdfInstructions for Inactivating Students