Training and Technical Assistance Providers

Many professionals are key to supporting children’s access to high-quality care from birth through school age. They provide this support through technical assistance and training, administration, consumer education, health and mental health services, and other activities. The following resources are designed to support these professionals.

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This checklist is designed to be utilized as a self-assessment tool by states and territories as they review their child care consumer education website for 1) alignment with CCDF consumer education website requirements; 2) recommendations within the preamble to the CCDF Final Rule; and 3)...

This webinar included a facilitated discussion among leaders across the country to introduce a variety of approaches they have used to build the supply of high-quality child care. Presenters explored approaches that have worked well and ones that have not.

This toolkit supports AI/AN CCDF grantees with monitoring and enforcement systems. The toolkit includes the following components:

The Monitoring Cost Estimation Calculator aims to help child care licensing agencies and Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) lead agencies project the annual caseload and cost of monitoring and supporting licensed and license-exempt child care providers.

This guidance aims to support Lead Agencies and their partners as they create cost estimates, prepare detailed reports, and use cost estimates to inform their rate setting.

Taking a cross-sector approach can be an effective strategy to engage out-of-school-time programs in quality improvement systems, supporting more efficient use of resources for improving school-age child outcomes.  This practice brief is the second in a series published by NCASE to build...

This webinar introduces two new resources on promising strategies to improve the quality of care, engage family child care (FCC) providers, and sustain provider participation in regulatory systems and quality improvement initiatives.

Children in group care settings are at increased risk for infectious diseases such as influenza (flu). Seasonal influenza affects many children each year. Simple prevention and control strategies can help to protect children and their caregivers from complications.

This fact sheet is part of a series fact sheets about the state of QRIS in the United States in 2016. It describes in detail the way in which curriculum and child assessment indicators are incorporated into QRIS.

This fact sheet is part of a series fact sheets about the state of QRIS in the United States in 2016. It provides a descriptive analysis of how observational tools are being incorporated into QRIS.