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National Family Child Care Network Preconference

What? The National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (NCECQA) is pleased to announce the National Family Child Care Network Preconference—a professional development opportunity for family child care network administrators and staff to come together and share information. Join us and hear from guest speakers who are subject matter experts on family child care networks.…

Ahead of the Game: How the American Rescue Plan Act Rescued One Maryland Family Care Program, and What Comes Next

Having eyes in the back of your head isn’t in the job description, but it sure helps. One twin is grumpily sitting out yoga because it’s the other’s turn to be the “teacher.” A one-year-old toddles at the margins of the room, swinging a toy keyboard over his head, while the expression on a two-year-old’s…

Accepting Nominations for Council Members and Accredited Provider of the Year

Council Member Nominations Accepting applications through March 10, 2024 To be considered for the NAFCC Accreditation Council YOU MUST BE AN NAFCC MEMBER. Please submit your application, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation no later than March 1, 2024. The principal functions of the NAFCC Accreditation Council are as follows: Establish goals consistent with the…