STAM 2019

Last Reviewed Date
January 21, 2023

This page features presentations and resources from the 2019 State and Territory Administrators Meeting. 

Introduction to

This presentation shares information on resources that can help families find, select, and pay for child care.

Innovation in Action: Entrepreneurship and Tech Meet Early Care and Education

This presentation outlines the role of innovation in early child care using three case studies.

Early Childhood State Systems Partnering with Higher Education to Build Flexible Career Pathways

This presentation explains how to develop successful partnerships with community leaders and higher learning insitutes.

Strategic Approaches to Navigate the Sticking Points in CCDF Program Implementation

This presentation, part of STAM 2019 helps participants explore tools and strategies to advance their work.

Family First Prevention Services Act Overview

This presentation outlines the Family First Prevention Services Act, which was passed in 2018 to support child welfare.

Successful Cross-Sector Collaborations to Inform Systems Change: The Role of Medicaid and Child Welfare

This presentation highlights important work in Medicaid, child welfare, and other programs and funding sources that serve children and families in need.

Keeping Families Together

This presentation outlines the Burrell Behavioral Health IMPART Program’s primary goal of providing behavioral health and recovery services to families.

The Role of Medicaid and Child Welfare in Supporting Early Childhood Development

This resource outlines the role of Medicaid and Child Welfare in supporting early childhood development.

"What’s PDG B–5 Got to Do with It?" How the CCDF Program Supports State and Territory PDG B–5 Efforts

This presentation highlights best practices for partnerships to support efficient use of resources and support parental choice and knowledge.

Child Care Financing: Considering All the Options

This presentation illustrates how states use Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) transfer funds to expand funding resources for child care.

Rate-Setting: Do You Have the Right Data for the Task?

This presentation provides information on the data needed by a Lead Agency for the rate setting proccess.

Supporting School-Age Child Care: An Exploration of the Intersection Between the CCDF Program and 21st CCLC

This tool provides safety tips for early childhood staff working with young children in classroom environments that address developmental needs.

Supporting the Most Vulnerable: State Strategies for Increasing Access

This presentation reviews the Child Care and Development Fund requirements. It defines vulnerable populations and identifies strategies to serve them.

Baby Promise: Addressing Oregon’s Crisis in Access to Affordable, High-Quality, Infant and Toddler Care

This presentation addresses Oregon’s crisis in access to affordable, high-quality infant and toddler care.

Supporting the Most Vulnerable: Washington Strategies for Increasing Access

This resource shares information on child welfare, children experiencing homelessness and QRIS birth to age three quality initiatives. 

Brief Overview of Projects Serving Vulnerable Children in Washington State

This handout shares information about the projects serving vulnerable children in Washington State.

Early Childhood Education Workforce: Addressing Challenges, Removing Barriers, and Inspiring Creative Ideas

This presentation provides an overview of the current early childhood education workforce and shares strategies to increase qualifications.

License-Exempt Family Child Care

This resource outlines how to create a system that supports FCC license-exempt providers while holding them accountable.

License-Exempt Child Care Providers’ Journey through the License-Exempt System

This handout uses a graphic to explain the impacting factors that affect whether providers enter and stay in the license-exempt system.

License-Exempt Family Child Care Working Chart

This handout allows participants to think about how to create a system that supports and holds accountable FCC license-exempt providers.

Reframing Child Care and Development Fund Quality Initiatives

This resource share information about how and why states are reframing their Child Care and Development Fund quality initiatives.

Reframing CCDF Quality States

This resource highlights how states are reframing their CCDF quality initiatives, using examples from California, Georgia, Maryland, and Washington.

Introducing the Strengthening Business Practices for Child Care Programs Training-of-Trainers

This resource highlights how states are reframing their CCDF quality initiatives, using examples from California, Georgia, Maryland, and Washington.

Using to Support Consumer Education and Engagement

This presentation helps participants learn more about resources and shares how families are using technology to find care.

Integrating Health and Safety Requirements in Your ECE System: Moving Toward Full Implementation and Innovation

This presentation outlines a framework that helps states and territories integrate full health and safety practices in their early childhood education systems.

Keeping Children Safe: Trends in Child Care Licensing

This presentation shares findings from the 2017 Child Care Licensing Study on facility and provider requirements, and licensing agency policies.

Opportunities for Supporting Populations Affected by Opioid Misuse and Substance Use Disorders

This presentation increases awareness of the opioid and substance misuse crisis.

Supporting Social-Emotional Learning Across the Age Continuum

This resource outlines the effect of equity, childhood adversity, and trauma on social-emotional learning.