Category: Press Release

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 »

Launch of New Children’s Environmental Health Blog Series

Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) are pleased to announce the launch of a new, recurring blog series covering environmental health and children. Blog posts will explore important issues that bridge the gap between environmental health and safety issues for children, including recent developments in these spaces, associated… 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 »

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 »

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 »

January 2016 Child Care Provider of the Month – Northwest’s Child

Photo courtesy of Darcy Doyle-Hupf, Northwest’s Child 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 Darcy Doyle-Hupf and the staff at Northwest’s… Read more »

December 2015 Child Care Provider of the Month – Babies 2 Kids Learning Center

Photo courtesy of Tracy Ehlert and Babies 2 Kids Learning Center 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 Tracy Ehlert and… Read more »

Army Fee Assistance Program Transition Begins

Transition goes live for Army families enrolled in fee assistance program with GSA Arlington, VA – On February 22, the Army Fee Assistance Program officially began its transition from the General Services Administration to Child Care Aware® of America. The Army Fee Assistance Program is an initiative that assists Army families in reducing the cost… Read more »

Child Care Aware® of America Announces 10 Sites For Vroom Rollout

Arlington, VA – Today, Child Care Aware® of America announces the selection of ten sites across the country that will join a national network of communities, states, and organizations activating Vroom, an initiative of the Bezos Family Foundation that is helping parents across the country promote brain development in children birth to five years old…. Read more »

W. K. Kellogg Foundation Partnership to Help Families Find Quality Child Care

Arlington, VA –   Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) in partnership with local Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR&R) agencies, with support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, will launch a new initiative to improve access to accurate information about quality early childhood education and care, particularly to and for low income families., With the increased… Read more »

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