The Administration for Children and Families will hold two public meetings to obtain input on the creation of Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships this week, Feb. 6 and 7, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. EST. These public meetings will be primarily listening sessions for the Agency and potentially an opportunity for dialogue among participants. The discussion will take place via webinar and by telephone, but early registration is encouraged.
Child Care Aware ® of America’s 2014 Symposium will take place April 2-4, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. This three-day event will focus on child care and early education policies referenced in President Obama’s 5th State of the Union address and bills currently before Congress, as well as research, practice and innovation approaches for child care that are shaping how families access quality child care.
Child Care Aware of America followed the State of the Union Social (#SOTUSocial) live at the White House last night. Get our leader's take on President Obama's remarks about early childhood education in her latest blog post here.
Child Care Aware Training Academy™ has partnered with Lakeshore Learning Company to create an exclusive pairing of Lakeshore instructional materials and Training Academy online courses. Our new Language & Literacy Kit combines three hours of early childhood literacy training with complimentary instructional tools like Lakeshore’s language-building photo library, dramatic play literacy materials, books, CDs and more. Learn more about this exciting bundle here.
Child Care Aware® of America is calling on parents, providers and other concerned citizens to join the Strong Start for Children campaign, a united effort of national, state and local organizations pursuing quality early learning settings for all children.