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Family Engagement and Consumer Education

Parents are their children’s most important teachers and advocates. Child care programs can serve as trusted sources of information for parents on child development and community supports and services. The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 stipulates that States should be encouraged to provide consumer information to “promote involvement by parents and family members in the development of their children in child care settings.” The following resources provide information about the requirements of the new law and strategies for effectively informing and involving child care consumers.

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This resource answers common state and territory questions about Child Care and...

This thirty-minute follow-up session answered questions that states and territories raised in the webinar. Participants submitted questions prior to the session, and the experts prepared responses.

This webinar explored data and resources around supporting school-age child care and examined how to leverage the state consumer education website.

This thirty-minute follow-up session answered questions that states and territories raised in the webinar. Participants submitted questions prior to the webinar, and the experts prepared responses.

Building on findings from intensive consumer education TA work and in partnership with the PFCE Center, this webinar highlighted best...

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On May 16, 2019, NCASE facilitated a webinar to share strategies and introduced new resources aimed at mitigating and preventing the “summer slide” of lost...

This thirty-minute follow-up webinar answered questions that states and territories raised in the "Using Data to Inform Your Website" webinar. Participants submitted questions prior to the webinar and the experts prepared responses.