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Don’t Forget about School-Age Child Care in Your Consumer Education Website

This webinar explored data and resources around supporting school-age child care and examined how to leverage the state consumer education website. Participants learned about available resources, ways to collaborate with other systems to support school-age child care, and saw examples on how some states have utilized their consumer education websites to highlight school-age child care options.

Special and Vulnerable Populations

This resource was developed for an Open Space Session: Special and Vulnerable Populations. It is a compilation of all notations of special and vulnerable populations in the CCDF Final Rule and serves as a quick reference guide on serving special and vulnerable populations.

Strengthening Systems and Supports to Build Positive Social-Emotional Climates in Out-of-School Time

This brief, Strengthening Systems and Supports to Build Positive Social-Emotional Climates in Out-of-School Time, highlights best prac­tices regarding social-emotional learning that states learned about and shared in a peer learning group facilitated by NCASE. Examples from Oklahoma, Vermont, and other states are included in this brief.

Ask Me Anything: Top 10 Actions to Improve Website Design and Content

This thirty-minute follow-up session answered questions that states and territories raised in the webinar. Participants submitted questions prior to the webinar, and the experts prepared responses.

Equal Access Components Checklist

This checklist allows users to evaluate progress made in addressing each component of Equal Access.

Helping States, Territories, and Tribes Implement Developmental Screenings in Early Care and Education Settings

This brief defines developmental screening and evaluation; highlights innovative and best practices; and describes how a variety of child care settings across states, territories, and tribes implement developmental screening.

CCDBG Background Check and Monitoring Requirements for CCDF Tribal Lead Agencies

This PowerPoint presentation provides information on developing and implementing Tribal alternative approaches for conducting background checks and monitoring and inspections of child care providers.

A video recording and transcript are available on OCC's webinar website.

Top 10 Actions to Improve Website Content and Design

Building on findings from intensive consumer education TA work and in partnership with the PFCE Center, this webinar highlighted best practices and state examples in which states and territories enhanced their consumer education websites to ensure that families can find the information they need.

Strategies for Outreach to All Families: Overview

Explore this resource for suggested ways to think about outreach to families based on recent research.

Virtual Infant/Toddler & School-Age Child Care (ITSACC) Institute

The Office of Child Care is pleased to announce that the 2019 Infant/Toddler & School-Age Child Care (ITSACC) Institute will be virtual. This year’s institute, titled Bridging the Child Care Continuum through Policy and Practice, will kick off with a plenary session on October 2, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. ET.