Developing a Staffed Family Child Care Network: A Technical Assistance Manual

This technical assistance manual provides key considerations and questions necessary to implement Family Child Care (FCC) networks. It will guide leaders who wish to support the FCC provider community with staffed networks. The first section of this manual explores adopting networks as a promising approach to improve FCC quality. Section one also addresses the role of FCC in serving a range of diverse populations. The second section explores the critical components of a staffed FCC network. The third section outlines the four stages of successful network implementation.

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  • COVID-19
    • American Rescue Plan Act (ARP Act)
    • ARP Act Supplemental Funding
  • Quality Improvement
    • Provider Supports for Quality Improvement
  • System Planning and Implementation
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