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Supporting Family Child Care. It’s Essential.

New NAFCC Executive Director Erica Phillips and All Our Kin Director of Professional Development Dana Holahan have teamed up to write a very important article for @ExchangePress titled “Supporting Family Child Care. It’s Essential.” A common misconception about Family Child Care is that it lacks quality. Family Child Care educators like Emily Lewis and the…

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NAFCC Statement Calling on Congress to Include Funding for Early Child Care and Education to Inflation Reduction Act

WASHINGTON D.C. (August 1, 2022) – Last week, the Senate released the details of the budget reconciliation package, the Inflation Reduction Act, which does not include any funding for child care or early learning. The National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) is dedicated to promoting high quality child care by strengthening the profession of…

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Celebrating Tom Copeland

  Our good friend and frequent presenter, Tom Copeland, who is an author, trainer and advocate for the business of family child care, is retiring after decades of incredible service to family child care programs nationwide. Early Childhood Investigations, Think Small Institute/Redleaf Press and the National Association for Family Child Care would like to celebrate…

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Change in Leadership

It is with mixed emotions that we write to let you know that our Executive Director, Lanette Dumas, is no longer an employee of the National Association for Family Child Care. Lanette has made a number of important contributions to our organization, and we wish her well in her future endeavors. The Board is delighted…