Rhode Island

Supporting Recovery: Region I Framework for Supporting Providers After the COVID-19 Pandemic

In June, four Region 1 states participated in an overview and discussion about the Region 1 Common Framework for use of federal relief funds for child care. State staff discussed why they came together and how the framework has supported planning, communication, and implementation of provider grants in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

Perspectives from Research and Practice: Limiting COVID-19 Transmission in Child Care Programs

This webinar shares perspectives from epidemiology, state human services and health departments, and child care providers about how Rhode Island was able to limit COVID-19 transmission in child care settings. It also explores what is needed to continue to minimize transmission moving forward.

“What’s PDG B-5 Got to do With It?” How CCDF Supports State and Territory PDG B-5 Efforts

This presentation highlights best practices for collaboration. It discusses how partnerships support efficient use of resources and support parental choice and knowledge.

Don’t Forget about School-Age Child Care in Your Consumer Education Website

This webinar explored data and resources around supporting school-age child care and examined how to leverage the state consumer education website. Participants learned about available resources, ways to collaborate with other systems to support school-age child care, and saw examples on how some states have utilized their consumer education websites to highlight school-age child care options.