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Implementing Child Care Resource and Referral Call Centers Webinar

During this webinar, the National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (NCPFCE) will explore the Implementing Child Care Resource and Referral Call Centers Resource Series, a new set of resources that offer guidelines and exemplary practices for implementing child care resource and referral call

How to Plan Your Market Rate Survey

This interactive module explains the planning required to do a market rate survey. It is also available as a text only module.

Market Rate Survey Terms Training: Equal Access and Valid and Reliable

This interactive module covers two major terms that you need to understand fully to conduct a market rate survey successfully: equal access and valid and reliable market rate survey. It is also available as a text only module.

QRIS Quality Standards Websites

This document provides the websites for states’ QRIS standards for 44 states (including the District of Columbia). The three local areas that are implementing a QRIS model are also included. QRIS quality standards assign ratings to programs that take part in QRIS. This provides parents and the public with information about each program’s quality.

Voices from the Field: Promising Family Child Care Strategies to Support Children in Mixed-Age Groups

This brief shares findings from a series of focus groups with family child care providers supporting mixed-age groups of children.

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Training of Trainers: Strengthening Business Practices for Child Care Programs

This handout shares information about a series for trainers in the early childhood field. The goal of the series is to increase provider’s knowledge of financial management and business operations. Trainers will have the tools to assist center-based and family child care providers.

Introduction to ChildCare.gov

This presentation shares information on ChildCare.gov resources. ChildCare.gov can help families find, select, and pay for child care.

Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families; Brief Overview of Projects Serving Vulnerable Children (July 2019)

This handout shares information about the projects serving vulnerable children in Washington State. The resource highlights the Early ECEAP, Child Welfare Child Care, Improving the Lives of Children experiencing homelessness, QRIS birth to three quality initiatives, and the Early Childhood Intervention and Prevention Services.

Supporting the Most Vulnerable: Washington Strategies for Increasing Access

This presentation highlights the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program. This resource shares information on child welfare, children experiencing homelessness and QRIS birth to age three quality initiatives. It also discusses Early Childhood Intervention and Prevention Services, which is programming for children and families exposed to trauma or ACEs.

Supporting the Most Vulnerable: State Strategies for Increasing Access

This presentation reviews the Child Care and Development Fund requirements. It defines vulnerable populations and identifies strategies to serve them. The resource also highlights ideas and strategies for increasing access to child care services for vulnerable and special populations.