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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.…

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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 face suddenly, subtly indicates that it’s time for a potty break.

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Announcing Exciting NAFCC Staff Updates

Welcome Andrea Maldonado, Director of Quality Assessment & Recognition We are excited to announce another addition to the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) team, Andrea Maldonado, as our Director of Quality Assurance and Accreditation. Andrea brings 13 years of valuable experience in family child care and early childhood education to our organization. Throughout…

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Celebrating Investment in NAFCC from EdLoC Boulder Fund

We are excited to share that NAFCC is one of just eight organizations named to EdLoC’s Boulder Fund this year! Organized and funded by Education Leaders of Color (EdLoC), the Boulder Fund provides recipients with a catalytic community and funding to create a world where young people of color have opportunities to build generational wealth…

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Share Your Voice: Apply Now to Become a NAFCC Board of Directors Member or State Representative!

NAFCC is looking for individuals to volunteer who are highly committed to its mission of strengthening the family child care profession and who are dedicated to the organization’s goals: To strengthen state and local associations as the primary support systems for family child care educators To promote NAFCC’s Accreditation, a program that recognizes and encourages…

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Introducing our newest partners CRAFT By Better Futures

Specifically designed for leaders of Early Childhood Education businesses just like you who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of young children. A CRAFT By Better Futures membership offers a variety of resources to help you tackle the most pressing challenges facing Family Childcare today. Attend interactive, hands-on live webinars and bootcamps…

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NAFCC Leaders Shaping Leaders 2024 – 2025 Fellowship

We are excited to announce that the application process for our Leaders Shaping Leaders Fellowship is now open! Submission Deadline: March 29, 2024. The Leaders Shaping Leaders fellowship is a dynamic virtual learning series that includes interactive education, networking, and leadership building. The fellowship will consist of seasoned FCC leaders paired with emerging leaders from…