Tag: Footnotes

October 2016 Footnotes

We are now officially into fall! Leaves are finally starting to change, and the holidays are right around the corner. With the close of October comes the 2016 elections, which we continue to follow closely as both candidates have elevated the issue of child care in their platforms. We invite you to visit our Child… Read more »

September 2016 Footnotes

It is hard to believe that September is ending and we are already moving into October. And with that comes shorter days, cooler weather, and perhaps the most important thing—the final stretch in the presidential campaigns. The cost of child care has become a major issue for the 2016 elections, and we are excited to… Read more »

July 2016 Footnotes

Although it is hard to believe, the first day of school is right around the corner and many are busying themselves in preparation! Child Care Aware® of America has also been busy at work this month with various initiatives, including the release of our Child Care in America: 2016 State Fact Sheets. Below is more… Read more »

June 2016 Footnotes

Summer has arrived, and with it comes beautiful weather and longer days. This month we celebrated fathers, who play an important role in the early education and development of children. We also concluded Faces of Child Care, our eight-week series of stories from individuals who are transforming the child care system in inspiring ways. Learn… Read more »

May 2016 Footnotes

May was a busy month for Child Care Aware® of America. We celebrated both mothers and child care providers across the nation as part of Mother’s Day and Provider Appreciation Day®. Both serve an important role in not only nurturing but also educating children during crucial developmental stages in their lives. Below are some additional… 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 »

March 2016 Footnotes

“In like a lion, out like a lamb”—isn’t that what they say about March? Despite a few lingering cold spells, the city is finally starting to come alive with the sights and sounds of spring. We also have the opportunity to enjoy the blooming cherry blossoms as we gear up for our biennial Symposium event… Read more »

February 2016 Footnotes

February is always a fickle month here in Arlington, Virginia, where we frequently jump between the potential for snow and 50+ degree days. That being said, Child Care Aware® of America remains constant in its efforts to advocate for high quality, affordable child care. Below are just a few of the highlights from February. Around… Read more »

January 2016 Footnotes

January has certainly gotten 2016 off to a running start! Child Care Aware® of America staff have been working in Arlington and across the country to launch new initiatives, educate and advocate on behalf of the child care community, and support the field. We’re proud of the work we’ve accomplished already in January, and I… Read more »

December 2015 Footnotes

We’re finally feeling winter’s chill here in Arlington, Virginia, so it’s as good a time as any to sit down and recap everything we were able to accomplish in December! Around the Country CCAoA staff members attended the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Leaders Advance in Oakland, California. It was an opportunity to meet with other… Read more »

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