Georgia

Georgia Child STABLE Payments Case Study

This case study is part of a series that documents and highlights the experiences of Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Lead Agencies that developed and implemented grants to stabilize child care in their service areas. This case study includes information from publicly available sources and an interview with CCDF staff who then reviewed this document for accuracy.

COVID-19 Case Studies Introduction

This series of case studies documents and highlights the experiences of four CCDF Lead Agencies – Georgia, Illinois, New Mexico, and Virginia – that developed and implemented grants to support child care providers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The case studies include examples of approaches Lead Agencies took to successfully create grant programs and distribute COVID-19 relief funding to providers.

FY 2021 Program Integrity Webinar #3: Internal Controls to Support CCDF Administration

In the third webinar of our fiscal year 2021 program integrity quarterly series, we discussed what internal controls are and why they are so important, provided examples of how internal controls support fiscal, policy, and process decisions for CCDF, and introduced some of the tools that can be used to evaluate how well your internal controls are working, We also highlighted the experience of Georgia’s Lead Agency use of internal controls to successfully administer grants and contracts for CCDF.

Utilizing Data to Inform Policy and Practice during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has hit child care programs hard. CCDF lead agencies have an opportunity to help stabilize the child care market and to make certain that all families have access to all ECE services they need. This breakout is a high-level discussion of data-sharing strategies that CCDF lead agencies can implement among providers, CCDF administrative programs, and other ECE stakeholders.

FY 2019 Program Integrity Webinar #2: Fraud Prevention, Detection, and Investigation

This program integrity webinar shared CCDF Lead Agency strategies related to fraud prevention, detection, and investigation. In addition to the NCSIA presentation, two states, Delaware and Georgia, shared their investigation strategies, including how the investigations are prioritized and the investigative unit models.

Quality Improvement Systems That Support Children Across the Age Continuum

This interactive webinar session focus on child care quality initiatives that support programs serving children across the age continuum from infancy through age 12. It examined state policies, systems, and initiatives that are responsive to the unique needs of programs that serve infants, toddlers, and school-age children through a focus on quality.

Early Childhood Systems Building Resource Guide: Sustaining Gains

Early Childhood Systems Building Resource Guide: Sustaining Gains addresses sustainability and systems building. Topics covered are sustainability planning, implementation, and timelines. It also shares information about involvement of participants, partners, and consultants.

Reframing CCDF Quality States

This resource highlights how states are reframing their Child Care and Development Fund quality initiatives, using examples from California, Georgia, Maryland, and Washington.

Child Care Subsidy: Fraud Prevention, Detection and Investigation

This PowerPoint presentation was developed for the United Council on Welfare Fraud’s annual training event. The resource includes:

Data Integration and Data Governance Structures That Support Consumer Education Websites

This webinar addressed concepts such as data privacy and security, collection and distribution, sharing and linking, and much more. Participants learned how their data can align with CCDF consumer education requirements, provide valuable information to families, enhance their state’s knowledge of important data practices, and help them take the next step in their “data journey.”