Professional Development

Under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, States and Territories are required to establish training and professional development requirements designed to enable child care providers to promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of children and to improve the knowledge and skills of the child care workforce. The following resources provide information on professional development systems, career pathways, practice-based coaching, and more.

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This tool is designed to support state child care leaders and infant/toddler partners as they assess, prioritize, plan, implement, and evaluate state policies. This ultimately helps them strengthen the quality and ensure equity of child care services for infants, toddlers, and their families.

This resource provides information that can help CCDF Lead Agencies identify ways to use the ARP Act CCDF discretionary supplemental funds to support their infant/toddler systems. 

This resource provides information that can help CCDF Lead Agencies identify ways to use the ARP Act CCDF discretionary supplemental funds to support their infant/toddler systems. 

Guidance from the Office of Child Care (OCC) strongly recommends CCDF Lead Agencies use funds to expand access to high-quality child care by implementing strategies to increase provider compensation.

This tool is designed to support State child care leaders and I/T stakeholders as they assess, prioritize, plan, implement, and evaluate State policies to strengthen the quality of child care services that infants, toddlers, and their families receive.

Effective leadership and program management are key to successfully administering the CCDF program and planning for the upcoming triennial CCDF Plan.

This webinar was recorded on July 21, 2021, and was part of the series, Building Strong Systems of Support for Family Child Care: CCDF Administrator Conversations....

The early childhood apprenticeship webinar examines different models with examples from two states on how they are implementing their apprenticeship programs within their mixed delivery system, highlighting their successes, challenges, and strategies....

This document from Vermont’s Agency of Education discusses the multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) that was...