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Early Childhood Systems Building Resource Guide: Stakeholder Communications

This resource guide shares the importance of communication plans and the value of communicating and engaging with stakeholders. It discusses how to make the most of stakeholder meetings.

Early Childhood Systems Building Resource Guide: Leadership

This resource guide shares leadership approaches and challenges that happen during times of change, including: change management, governance, teams, decisionmaking, conflict resolution and partnerships.

Early Childhood Systems Building Resource Guide: Strategic Relationships

This resource guide helps participants build and keep strategic relationships in systems building. It also shares the value of strategic relationships, and how to start and maintain them.

Early Childhood Systems Building Resource Guide: Financing Strategically

This resource guide shares an overview of key concepts that link state financing options and systems building.

How to Plan Your Market Rate Survey

This interactive module explains the planning required to do a market rate survey. It is also available as a text only module.

Market Rate Survey Terms Training: Equal Access and Valid and Reliable

This interactive module covers two major terms that you need to understand fully to conduct a market rate survey successfully: equal access and valid and reliable market rate survey. It is also available as a text only module.

QRIS Quality Standards Websites

This document provides the websites for states’ QRIS standards for 44 states (including the District of Columbia). The three local areas that are implementing a QRIS model are also included. QRIS quality standards assign ratings to programs that take part in QRIS. This provides parents and the public with information about each program’s quality.

Voices from the Field: Promising Family Child Care Strategies to Support Children in Mixed-Age Groups

This brief shares findings from a series of focus groups with family child care providers supporting mixed-age groups of children.

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License-Exempt Family Child Care Working Chart

This handout allows participants to think about how to create a system that supports and holds accountable FCC license-exempt providers.

ECE Workforce: Addressing Challenges, Removing Barriers, and Inspiring Creative Ideas

This presentation shares an overview of the current early childhood education workforce. The resource shares strategies to increase the current early childhood workforce qualifications. It highlights a specific apprenticeship model as an example of supporting the early childhood workforce.