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Overview of the Revised Infant/Toddler Child Care System Policies and Practices Tool

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Increasing Access to Inclusive Environments

This brief provides state, territory and Tribal Lead Agencies with research to support the need and benefits of inclusive environments, descriptors of four strategies for increasing access, state examples for review, and resources.  

Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

This brief can help inform Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Lead Agency staff and stakeholders at the state, territory, and regional levels. It explores how to leverage voluntary organizations in disaster response and recovery, and is part of a series of briefs about emergency and disaster issues and opportunities for partnership, coordination, and collaboration.

Child Care Relief Funding: Addressing Administrative Needs

The purpose of this brief is to help Lead Agencies with addressing their administrative needs, specifically related to the COVID-19 funding packages.

Child Care Relief Funding: Tracking Federal Funds

This brief is intended to assist Lead Agencies in considering ways to track existing Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) funding and the three child care relief funding packages.

Overview of the Revised Infant/Toddler Child Care System Policies and Practices Tool

This tool is designed to support state child care leaders and infant/toddler partners as they assess, prioritize, plan, implement, and evaluate state policies. This ultimately helps them strengthen the quality and ensure equity of child care services for infants, toddlers, and their families. The tool also helps infant/toddler child care leaders as they put in place policies, protocols, and systems that do the following:

Using American Rescue Plan Act Funding to Support Systems of Care for Infants/Toddlers and Their Families

This resource provides information that can help CCDF Lead Agencies identify ways to use the ARP Act CCDF discretionary supplemental funds to support their infant/toddler systems. 

Using American Rescue Plan Act Funding to Support Systems of Care for Infants/Toddlers and Their Families

This resource provides information that can help CCDF Lead Agencies identify ways to use the ARP Act CCDF discretionary supplemental funds to support their infant/toddler systems. 

Children With Special Needs

Resources to support increased access for children with disabilities to inclusive high-quality education programs that provide them with individualized and appropriate support. 

PDG B-5 TA Center 2021 Annual Meeting

The 2021 Annual Meeting of the Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five (PDG B-5) Technical Assistance (TA) Center took place virtually from October 18 through October 21, 2021.  The PDG B-5 TA Center Annual Meeting was an opportunity for state agency leaders and staff to network with each other, present some of their challenges and accomplishments with PDG B-5 implementation, and learn about the work of other states to support their birth through five early care and education (ECE) systems.