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Georgia

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.”

Partnering with Parents to Access and Maintain Subsidy in Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships

Explore this resource for key messages, strategies, and examples for programs and their local partners to promote the use of child care subsidies among families in Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships. Find tips for what parents need to know, and how to work with parents to access and maintain child care subsidies.

This document is also available in Spanish.

Consumer Education: Building Effective Websites That Meet CCDF Requirements --ARCHIVED

This webinar was hosted by the Office of Child Care (OCC) and the Child Care State Capacity Building Center (SCBC) on April 26, 2018. During this webinar, participants had the opportunity to do the following:

Creating a Successful Formula to Engage Out-of-School Time Programs in Quality Improvement Systems

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 awareness of promising practices in school-age child care. Examples from Georgia and Wisconsin are highlighted in this brief.