• Early Educator Central

    No matter what your infant-toddler career pathway is, you’ll find resources organized by your role to build competency and your impact.
  • Quality Improvement Center Program Standard’s Crosswalk Tool

    This tool is designed to help States that are developing and aligning program standards for licensing, quality rating and improvement systems, and/or prekindergarten programs, to search and compare the content of several sets of national standards.
  • Professional Development and Workforce Initiatives Center Compensation Tool

    These resources are designed to help State/Territory decisionmakers increase and retain a skilled workforce by improving their workplace conditions, compensation, and access to professional development (PD).
  • Early Head Start - Child Care Partnerships

    The National Center for Early Head Start – Child Care Partnerships supports training and technical assistance (T/TA) for all EHS-CC Partnership grantees.
  • Office of Child Care and Office of Refugee Resettlement Partnership

    In partnership, these two programs are working to achieve the common goal of fostering resilient, safe, healthy, and economically secure lives for all, including refugee families and their children. The resources provide strategies and links to support the work of regional, state and local partners.

Through the Office of Child Care's Child Care Technical Assistance Network (CCTAN) and federal leadership, the Office of Child Care provides training and technical assistance to states, territories, tribes and local communities. Learn more about CCTAN.

Success Story

CCTAN: Success Story

New Improvements to Maine's Licensing Program

During the last year, the lead agency for the federal Child Care and Development Fund, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), increased their commitment to ensuring the health and well-being of children in licensed child care programs. The Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services (DLRS) was supported in launching several major program enhancements. New management staff was hired to do strategic planning, assess risks, focus on quality assurance and program improvement, build staff leadership qualities and improve staff satisfaction.

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CCDF Reauthorization Highlighted Resources

CCDF Reauthorization Highlighted Resources

Resources and presentations from the January 2015 Reauthorization meeting for State and Territory Administrators, as well as a comprehensive list of resources pertaining to reauthorization requirements.

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CCTAN Resources and Tools

QRIS Resource Guide
QRIS Resource Guide
PDW Infant Toddler Consultant Self-Assessment Tool
PDW Infant-Toddler Self Assessment Tool