Quality Improvement

Quality improvement systems focus on improving the quality of child care in all settings through quality rating and improvement systems and other quality improvement initiatives. The following resources provide information on common elements of quality improvement systems, including system planning and implementation; outreach, consumer education, and consumer engagement; provider supports and financial incentives; quality assurance and monitoring; and evaluation.

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In August and September 2017, NCTECD hosted a series of regional Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule cluster trainings.

In August and September 2017, NCTECD hosted a series of regional Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule cluster trainings.

The Family Child Care Network Cost Estimation Tool (CET) is designed to assist State, regional and local organizations in better understanding the costs associated with operating a staffed family child care (FCC) network.

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.

This brief includes a description of family child care (FCC) networks. It also outlines a well-informed strategy for supporting high-quality family child care:

This users’ guide accompanies Strengthening State and Territory Infant/Toddler Child Care System Policies and Practices: A Tool for Advancing Infant/Toddler Child Care Quality.

This practice brief, Promising Practices for Out-of-School Time Licensing and License-Exempt Systems, shares emerging strategies and promising practices on preparation and supportive policies for providers, PD require­ments, and...

Este resumen de la práctica comparte practicas prometedoras, estrategias y lecciones aprendidas sobre conceder licencias de edad escolar y exención de licencias compartido por participantes estatales con el fin de comunicar la información con compañeros en un ambiente comunitario.

This webinar was hosted by the National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development on July 25, 2017. The presentation provided an overview of Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Final Rule regulations on coordination for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) CCDF grantees.

This webinar was hosted by the National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development on July 18, 2017.