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National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development

The National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development assists Tribal grantees with the administration and implementation of Child Care and Development Fund programs. The Center's activities, expertise, and resources support Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations in their efforts to increase the quality, affordability, and availability of child care in Native American communities.

Targeted technical assistance services support more than 539 Federally recognized Tribes, either directly or through Tribal consortia. These services include a toll-free information and referral line, development and dissemination of information and technical assistance materials, a peer learning and leadership network, national and regional webinars and other in-person and distance-learning technical assistance events, onsite and remote consultations with program administrators, and promotion of Tribal-State collaboration and linkages between States, Tribes, and local early childhood and school-age care education programs.

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Announcements

To all American Indian and Alaska Native CCDF Administrators:

You are invited to participate in the National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development’s (NCTECD) webinar series for new Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) administrators. This four-part webinar series will provide an...

Highlighted Tools and Resources

These Technical Assistance Guides provide background information and guidance for those who administer, oversee, or manage the finances of tribal CCDF programs.

This page provides Tribal CCDF Contacts by State information for the federally-recognized Tribes and Tribal Organizations who currently receive CCDF funds.

These Tribal QRIS Briefs will help Tribal CCDF Administrators, Tribal Leaders, and other stakeholders explore ways to increase the availability of high-quality child care for all children in their communities.

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This brief, a collaboration between the National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development and the Child Care State Capacity Building Center, addresses the causes of sudden infant deaths, the incidence of deaths in American Indian/Alaska Native communities, prevention strategies, and best prac

This document lists contact information for all administrators of tribal Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) programs.

In August and September 2017, NCTECD hosted a series of regional Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule cluster trainings.

In August and September 2017, NCTECD hosted a series of regional Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule cluster trainings.

This webinar was hosted by the National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development on July 25, 2017. The presentation provided an overview of Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Final Rule regulations on coordination for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) CCDF grantees.

This webinar was hosted by the National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development on July 18, 2017.

This webinar was hosted by the National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development (NCTECD) on June 27, 2017.

This webinar was hosted by the National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development on July 11, 2017. The presentation provided an overview of the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule regulations on health and safety for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) CCDF grantees.

This guide outlines the many important skills, tools, and strategies needed by Tribal CCDF Lead Agency staff to implement a monitoring program and meet the variety of challenges they will encounter in their work.

This training guide was designed to help Tribal CCDF Lead Agency staff and elected tribal leaders understand their responsibilities for ensuring that all of the child care facilities they fund and operate are providin

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