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Florida

Aprovechar los sistemas de educación superior para apoyar el acceso a las credenciales para trabajar con bebés y niños pequeños

Este seminario web explora ejemplos estatales sobre asociaciones entre cuidado infantil y educación superior para el desarrollo de credenciales sobre bebés y niños pequeños que representen un punto de entrada a educación adicional y a una jornada exitosa y accesible por rutas educativas y profesionales.   

Supporting Cultural Responsiveness in Diverse Child Care Settings Serving Infants and Toddlers

This second webinar in the 2019 Hot Topic series provided an overview of cultural responsiveness to support the needs of infants and toddlers in diverse child care settings. State- and program-level strategies were discussed and participants expanded their knowledge of resources and opportunities related to cultural responsiveness and strengthened inclusive practices of infant/toddler care in family child care homes; Early Head Start programs; and child care centers within their state, territory, or tribe.

Building Capacity To Support State System Change: Examples of How States Have Used the Capacity Building Self-Assessment Tool

This resource was presented as part of the systems building and collaboration sessions at STAM 2018.

 

Leveraging Higher Education Systems to Support Access to Infant/Toddler Credentials

This final webinar in the 2018 Hot Topic series explores state examples of partnerships between child care and higher education in the development of Infant/Toddler credentials that represent an entry point to further education and a successful and accessible journey along career and education pathways.

Professional Development for Child Care Licensors

The purpose of this document is to provide a framework that can be used by state, territory and tribal licensing administrators, managers, and trainers in creating professional development opportunities for child care licensing inspectors or licensors. Having a well-designed professional development plan helps ensure licensing staff have clear direction on the training and competency development needed to succeed in their positions and advance their careers as licensors.

CCDF Health and Safety Requirements Brief #7: Handling, Storing, and Disposing of Hazardous Materials and Biological Contaminants

This brief outlines handling and storing hazardous materials in child care settings. It is one in a series of nine that addresses health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014. Licensing and CCDF Administrators may find this helpful when revising state or territory standards. Child care and Head Start providers can also use this to understand and improve their settings.

CCDF Health and Safety Requirements Brief #9: Health and Safety Training

This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of health and safety training requirements for center-based and home-based child care settings.

CCDF Health and Safety Requirements Brief #6: Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning

This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of emergency preparedness and response planning for center-based and home-based child care settings. Licensing administrators and CCDF administrators may find the brief helpful as they begin to assess and consider future revisions to state standards for both licensed and license-exempt providers.

CCDF Health and Safety Requirements Brief #4: Reducing the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Using Safe Sleeping Practices

This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and using safe sleeping practices for center-based and home-based child care settings. Licensing administrators and CCDF administrators may find the brief helpful as they begin to assess and consider future revisions to state standards for both licensed and license-exempt providers.

CCDF Health and Safety Requirements Brief #3: Prevention of and Response to Emergencies Due to Food and Allergic Reactions

This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of the prevention of and response to food allergy reactions for center-based and home-based child care settings.  Licensing administrators and CCDF administrators may find the brief helpful as they begin to assess and consider future revisions to state standards for both licensed and license-exempt providers.  They may also be of value to child care and Head Start providers in understanding and improvin