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Family Engagement and Consumer Education

Parents are their children’s most important teachers and advocates. Child care programs can serve as trusted sources of information for parents on child development and community supports and services. The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 stipulates that States should be encouraged to provide consumer information to “promote involvement by parents and family members in the development of their children in child care settings.” The following resources provide information about the requirements of the new law and strategies for effectively informing and involving child care consumers.

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This thirty-minute follow-up webinar answered questions that states and territories raised in the webinar....

This session explored how to harness the power of social media to increase traffic to consumer education websites.

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

This opening session of the 2019 Virtual Infant/Toddler & School-Age Child Care Institute addressed the importance of using a racial equity lens in quality initiatives to support children across the age continuum....

This webinar addressed concepts such as data privacy and security, collection and distribution, sharing and linking, and much more.

Maximize parental choice and knowledge about the state’s mixed delivery system of existing programs and providers by ensuring...

This resource answers common state and territory questions about Child Care and...

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