Author: Chrisi West

U.S. Senate Committee to Hold CCDBG Status Hearing

Child Care Aware® of America parent leader to testify during Child Care and Development Block Grant Act implementation hearing Arlington, VA – June 14, 2016 – The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions will host a full committee hearing on the implementation of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act… Read more »

Balancing Books and Child Care

The importance of high-quality, affordable child care affects everyone. Child Care Aware® of America is pleased to share with you our fifth story in Faces of Child Care, an eight-week series of stories from individuals of various walks of life who are affected by child care. Read Bianca’s story to learn more about our series… Read more »

March 2016 Child Care Provider of the Month – The Growing Patch

Arlington, VA – Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA), National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC), National Head Start Association (NHSA), and National Indian Child Care Association (NICCA) would like to congratulate Tarra Stangl and the staff at The Growing Patch in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. They… Read more »

From Heartbreak to Action: Making Virginia Child Care Safer

The importance of high-quality, affordable child care affects everyone. Child Care Aware® of America is pleased to share with you our fourth story in Faces of Child Care, an eight-week series of stories from individuals of various walks of life who are affected by child care. Read Elly’s story to learn more about our series… Read more »

April 2016 Footnotes

Spring is officially here! The trees are blooming, the days are getting longer, and the weather is beckoning for people to spend all their time outdoors. We were excited to see many of you who visited Washington, D.C. earlier this month for our biennial 2016 Symposium. For those who missed the event, video recordings and… Read more »

February 2016 Child Care Provider of the Month – Good Shepherd Child Care Center, Inc.

Arlington, VA – Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA), National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC), National Head Start Association (NHSA), and National Indian Child Care Association (NICCA) would like to congratulate Angela Smith and the Good Shepherd Child Care Center, Inc. in Milford, Pennsylvania. They… Read more »

Symposium 2016 Virtual Conference

Updated April 7, 2016 – Symposium is over, but if you want to watch (or rewatch) the plenary sessions, you can do so by registering online! Child Care Aware® of America is pleased to offer livestreaming as part of this year’s Symposium 2016. This upcoming event will address the hottest topics in research, policy, and… Read more »

Child Care Aware® of America Releases 2015 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report celebrating milestones in child care now available Arlington, VA – Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) released its 2015 Annual Report today. The report shares CCAoA’s milestones from 2015, following the passage of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) and introduction of the Child C.A.R.E. Act, new legislation introduced last… Read more »

We Moved… to Another Floor!

Child Care Aware® of America is excited to announce that we recently moved into a new office space. As the organization continues to build support around child care awareness and associated initiatives, our team has grown beyond the walls of our previous headquarters space. We have secured new office space within the same building on… Read more »

Take A Break At Symposium 2016

Special guest blog post by CCAoA We know professional conferences can be long and often times exhausting; learning can be hard work, right? Not at Symposium 2016! We want to make sure you take advantage of your down time here in Washington, D.C. to not only network with child care leaders, but enjoy some music, grab… Read more »

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