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Resources about Supports and Systems for Improving the Quality of Family Child Care

Given the growing recognition of family child care as a significant sector of the early care and education field, there is a need for understanding effective quality improvement approaches that encourage provider participation in regulatory systems and quality improvement initiatives.

In an effort to address this challenge, the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance has developed a series of documents addressing promising strategies that states, territories, and tribes can use to improve quality of care, engage providers, and sustain provider participation in regulatory systems and quality improvement initiatives.

Engaging Providers in Quality Improvement

Policy Assessment Tool

Staffed Family Child Care Networks

Staffed FCC networks are a promising strategy that states, territories, and tribes can use to improve quality of care, engage family child care providers, and support provider participation in regulatory systems and quality improvement initiatives. Networks offer providers opportunities to develop a continuing long-term professional relationship with a network coordinator or FCC specialist and a place to connect with other providers.

The National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance has three new resources to help you to learn more about them:

 

 

 

Publication Date: 
November 22, 2017
Resource Type: 
Brief
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