Supports and Systems for Improving Access to and Sustainability of Family Child Care

Amanda Szekely
Harriet Feldlaufer
Erica Phillips
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This webinar covered promising strategies to improve the quality of care, engage family child care (FCC) providers, and sustain provider participation in regulatory systems and quality improvement initiatives.  The webinar introduced participants to two new resources from the ECQA Center:

  • Supporting Access to High-Quality Family Child Care: A Policy Assessment and Planning Tool for States, Territories and Tribes. This tool provides a framework for assessing local, regional and state policies and practices to ensure they support access to high quality FCC options.
  • Engaging Family Child Care Providers in Quality Improvement Systems. This brief outlines outreach strategies and initiatives to engage and support FCC providers.
Child Care and Development Fund Administrators, community child care partners (such as child care resource and referral agencies, technical assistance and training organizations, professional development systems, colleges, and universities), Early Head Start–Child Care Partnership grantees, representatives of FCC provider associations, policymakers, and other FCC stakeholders may find the webinar and ECQA Center resources useful as they make decisions about how to best support FCC providers at the local, regional, and state levels.
Webinar Resources