2018 QRIS National Meeting

272. The Early Care and Education Business Collaboratory: How Twelve States Addressed the Business Needs of Child Care through Systems Change

Date: Wednesday July 18, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Marina 4

Does your state have a plan for using business approaches to increase access to child care? Is your state experiencing a trend of providers closing their businesses? In this session, you'll hear the results of 12 states that developed system solutions to support high-quality programs. We'll share the results of the Business Collaboratory and highlight states' innovative system approaches to support early care and education businesses. 

Presenters: Kristin Bernhard, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning; Heidi Hagel Braid, First Children's Finance; Nicole Rose, Washington Department of Early Learning; Cindi Yang, Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services

Resources: application/pdf icon272PowerPoint.pdf