Learning Stairway

NAFCC’s Quality Steps – Learning Stairway honors the diverse skillsets required to create early learning environments while managing small businesses that support the workforce and impact local economies.

Early Care and Education training specifically for home-based educators to open and operate a family child care program. Designed to be relevant to your daily work and experience. Annual webinar schedule constructed to meet NAFCC accreditation requirements, to offer career advancing opportunities, and to provide continuing education units recognized in the profession.

Annual Conference

This year we gather in person (and virtually) to connect, expand and amplify the diverse perspectives of family child care educators, as we enter this extraordinary era of federal recognition and investment in early childhood education delivered in all settings.

Meet us in New Orleans, July 7 – 10, 2021 at the Hyatt Regency.

Leaders Shaping Leaders – Professional Leadership Experience

The Academy is a dynamic In-Person & Virtual Learning series that includes 30 sessions of interactive education and networking. 15 NAFCC Association leaders & 15 emerging leaders will participate in a year-long professional development of FCC specific leadership building and knowledge transfer in the four pillars listed. It is a curriculum strategically designed to strengthen institutional knowledge of FCC professionals and develop an appreciation for the importance of networking and strong connections in the setting.