New Regulation for Child Care Published by Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

The Administration for Children and Families has released the final rule for CCDBG/CCDF.  You'll find some resources from ACF and some possible organizations to follow as they ramp up to service your needs.  This will impact you - educate yourself.

Federal Child Care Policy News – Round Up

If you subscribe to any child care mailing lists (or all of them as I am) you have received at least one message (or 20) about the federal budget and the new Child C.A.R.E. Act.  Let's take a moment and appreciate the incredible number of organizations and people rallying around children, child care and early learning - Thank you for all of the work you are doing.

Let's take a look at some of the things we learned and resources we can use to best understand these big announcements.

2015 – A Year in Review

2015 was a big year for child care and early education as bipartisan bills were passed, programs were funded and organizations and individuals continue to recognize the impact of a child's development has in their homes, communities and ultimately our nation's future.  Some bulleted points for you!

Child Care Funding Letter to Congress from Organizations

If you are a CACFP Sponsoring Organization, part of a local or state child care association, state agency or other local and state organization please email the name of the organization and state you are representing.  Providers, tell your local organizations to support you. Ask them to sign the letter! They can email with the name of their organization and state they are representing.