1/17/18 Building the Supply of High-Quality Child Care: An Overview
The webinar included a facilitated discussion among leaders from around the country to introduce a variety of approaches they have used to build the supply of high-quality child care - what has worked and what has not. Strategies to be considered include: Identifying Supply Shortages Based on Data; The Use of Provider Payment Rates, Financial Incentives and Contracts/Grants; Investing in Community Hubs; Expanding Family Child Care; and Expanding the Supply and Diversity of Highly Qualified Teachers and Caregivers.
- American Community Survey U.S. Census Bureau, 2008–2016 as cited in analysis by Population Reference Bureau (Population Reference Bureau, DataFinder, U.S. Profile).
- Building Supply
- Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2015). Information memorandum: Building the supply of high-quality child care information memorandum [Log no: CCDF-ACF-IM-2015-02]
- Ramsburg, D., Bromer, J., Saterfield, L., McMannis, D., & Hallam, R. (2015, July). Strategies for building a supply of high-quality infant and toddler care. Presented at 2015 State and Territory Administrators Meeting, Alexandria, VA.
- Child Care Aware of America. (2016). Parents and the high cost of child care.
- Expanding High Quality Family Child Care
- Family Child Care Networks
- National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance. (2017). Developing a staffed family child care network: A technical assistance manual.
- National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance. (2017). Staffed family child care networks: A research-informed strategy for supporting high-quality family child care
- Early Head Start Child Care Partnerships
- Investing in Community Hubs: A one pager about Oregon’s Early Learning Hubs
- What are hubs? Oregon Department of Education
- KIDS COUNT Data Center
- Public-Private Partnerships