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 Kids Care Center (KCC) - Announcements

COVID-19 Activity Update 
by Cindy Heislen
 4/14/2020 4:27 PM

You do NOT have to use this new COVID-19 activity. It was just created to make things easier on programs if needed. You CAN continue to create and track any activity with attendance just as you had been doing prior to any school closure events. Programs...

KCC Activity Update - COVID19 
by Cindy Heislen
 4/10/2020 12:03 PM

The below email was sent from Jason Patrie (MASN) on April 10, 2020 regarding KCC activity change due to COVID-19 school closures.

We know this is a very challenging and uncertain time for all of you, we appreciate all that you are doing....
KCC Data Entry Webinars 
by Cindy Heislen
 9/20/2019 1:26 PM

Please be sure to check out the MONTHLY webinars for KCC data entry and reporting items; each month will focus on a different identified topic. The URL to join each webinar is listed with each webinar description. The list of webinars for the year 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...

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...

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

Instruction Manual-Trouble Shooting Guide Rev 6-2020.pdfInstruction Manual-Trouble Shooting Guide Rev 6-2020
Instructions for Entering Student Grades (Rev 2-2018).pdfInstructions for Entering Student Grades (Rev 2-2018)
Data Entry Due Dates 2019-20 (rvsd June 2020).pdfData Entry Due Dates 2019-20 (rvsd June 2020)
KCC Monthly Data Entry Webinars for 2019-2020.pdfKCC Monthly Data Entry Webinars for 2019-2020
Instructions for Certifying APR Reporting.pdfInstructions for Certifying APR Reporting
Instructions for Inactivating Students.pdfInstructions for Inactivating Students