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Can Strengthening Business Practices Help Level the Field for Child Care Programs in Underserved Communities?

Archived Meeting Resources
August 24, 2022

This session was presented during BUILD 2021 National Conference.

Access to professional development in underserved communities can improve the stability and quality of child care programs, enabling them to better serve children and families. Join a discussion to explore the ways that access to business practices training and supports can help level the playing field for child care programs, including family child care educators. Learn from Strengthening Business Practices trainers about a model that supports trainers and coaches to introduce key concepts for fiscal management, marketing, and staffing. Presenters: Yvonne Bell, Maryland Department of Education; Zelda Boyd, National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance; Rebecca Shaffer, Virginia Department of Education; Patricia Valenzuela, National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development.

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