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Quality Improvement

Quality improvement systems focus on improving the quality of child care in all settings through quality rating and improvement systems and other quality improvement initiatives. The following resources provide information on common elements of quality improvement systems, including system planning and implementation; outreach, consumer education, and consumer engagement; provider supports and financial incentives; quality assurance and monitoring; and evaluation.

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The purpose of this resource is to provide a synopsis of states and territories' plans to improve the supply and quality of child care programs and services for infants and toddlers to meet CCDF 3 percent set-aside requirements.

This resource provides a snapshot of some of the ways that states’ and territories’ 2016–2018 ...

NCASE has published a new research brief that examines how working parents perceive school-age care options, what they value most, and how they choose care that fits the needs of their work schedules. The purpose of this brief is to illustrate how CCDF bridges the needs of low-income working...

This publication features some of the best resources, including webinars, briefs, and toolkits, available in the online NCASE Resource Library, developed for both practitioners and system builders. NCASE designed it for leaders in state, territory, or tribal CCDF agencies who are seeking to...

Construction and Major Renovation Part I: Application Overview for Tribal CCDF Grantees Using FY 2018 or FY 2019 Fund...

This document provides examples of key resources for AI/AN CCDF grantees related to each of the 10 allowable quality improvement activities.

This webinar explores how to intentionally connect the latest research to promising practices within early childhood systems, programs, and policies and infant/toddler quality initiatives to narrow the gap between knowledge and practice.

Watch this brief overview of the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework for Early Childhood Systems and related resources for Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Lead agencies, their disseminating networks, state administrators,...

The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) regulations require States, Territories, and Tribes to explain in their CCDF plans how they will provide outreach (i.e., increase awareness of available services) and promote the use of services among eligible families including those with limited...