Article Link: http://www.childcareexchange.com/article/child-care-and-development-block-grant-implementation-project/5022542/
This year, the Early Care and Education Consortium (ECEC) (www.ececonsortium.org) and Exchange are partnering to examine the implementation and early impacts of the recently reauthorized 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) law. The ECEC-Exchange CCDBG Implementation Project is designed to gather feedback directly from Provider voices on initial impact and lessons learned, and to inform the CCDBG implementation process moving forward.
“I think probably one of the greatest outcomes for all of us could be that programs that are actually able to implement these changes need to be celebrated in a really public way.”
Kathy Villano, School-Based Pre-K, Arlington Heights, Illinois
As a national trade association and advocacy nonprofit, ECEC advocates for policies and investment strategies to bring early care and learning quality to scale. ECEC is made up of high-quality community early care and learning Providers, as well as a range of organizations that support the field through related programs and services. Overall, ECEC’s members directly serve over 1 million children and their working families in over 9,100 socially, culturally, and economically diverse programs in all 50 states. For over five years, ECEC has worked with Exchange as ...