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Wisconsin

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.

Integrating Evaluation into Infant/Toddler Initiatives

This second of the State Capacity Building Center Infant/Toddler Specialist Network's 2018 Hot Topic series explores considerations and methodologies related to the evaluation of state, territory, or tribal I/T initiatives.

Creating a Successful Formula to Engage Out-of-School Time Programs in Quality Improvement Systems/Creación de una Fórmula Exitosa para Involucrar a los Programas con Horario Fuera de la Escuela en los Sistemas para la Mejora de Calidad

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.

Overview: State Child Care Licensing Regulations for Summer Programs and Camps

This document provides an overview of some general characteristics of state child care licensing regulations for summer programs and day camps. The information is based on a scan of regulations in 17 states (Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin), selected because of their geographic diversity. The data was drawn from the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations.

Interpretive Guides for Child Care Licensing Regulations

Interpretive guides for their child care licensing regulations generally help child care licensing staff understand the purpose of licensing requirements and the methods they should use to assess facilities’ compliance with the requirements. Child care providers can also use these guidelines to help them understand how they will be assessed during licensing inspections. This document presents information about seven States that have their interpretive guidelines on a public website.