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Virtual Infant/Toddler & School-Age Child Care (ITSACC) Institute

The 2019 Infant/Toddler & School-Age Child Care (ITSACC) Institute was held virtually. The institute, titled Bridging the Child Care Continuum through Policy and Practice, kicked off with a plenary session on October 2, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. ET.

The ITSACC Institute was designed to build the capacity of professionals working to manage and support child care systems, particularly those focused on infant/toddler or school-age care policies and practices implemented under the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program.

The 2019 virtual ITSACC Institute started with a kick-off webinar titled Quality: An Equity Lens across the Age Continuum. Shannon Christian, Director of the Office of Child Care, provided a welcome and introduction to the ITSACC Institute. The keynote speaker, Dr. Aisha Ray, Professor Emerita at the Erikson Institute and Distinguished Fellow at the BUILD Initiative, discussed the importance of using a racial equity lens in our quality initiatives to support children across the age continuum.The full schedule was as follows:

Opening plenary session Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Webinar 1: November 13, 2019 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET: Family Child Care (FCC): Supporting Quality

Webinar 2: December 11, 2019 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET: Quality Improvement Systems That Support Children Across the Age Continuum

Webinar 3: January 8, 2020 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET: Trauma and Resilience: The Role of Child Care Providers

Following are full descriptions, videos, and resources for each event.

ITSACC Virtual Events