A pre-retirement tribute to her legacy, this blog post features an interview with Anne Mitchell, an early childhood leader for more than three decades who played a key role in the birth and life of QRIS. She offers her thoughts on the beginnings of QRIS, the impact of QRIS on the early childhood systems building movement, and what she sees for the future.
This slide deck is from the session titled Everything You Want to Know About QRIS but Are Afraid to Ask at the 2018 QRIS National Meeting. It focuses on increasing the understanding of QRIS at the national and state levels, exploring common QRIS elements and state approaches, and discussing QRIS trends and innovations.
The expansion of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) funds provides an opportunity to invest in a multi-pronged strategy that supports the teachers of our youngest children. This blog post looks at the issues involved in supporting the infant-toddler workforce and offers seven recommendations for moving forward.
States now have a tremendous opportunity to improve their child care assistance policies and make them work better for infants and toddlers and their families, thanks to the historic increase in funding for the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) starting in FY 2018. This blog post outlines strategies for improving state child care subsidy systems.
Today’s discussion is a 'call to action' with diverse humanitarian response
teams and federal/state/local child advocates who support preparation,
recovery and equitable outcomes for young children and families when