Number of unique resources found: 14
Description: This Web site outlines programs supported by the Presidental Administration to keep children safe, provide academic enrichment, and other recreational and enrichment opportunities, such as band, drama, art, and other cultural events for children; and to provide life-long learning opportunities for community members.
Description: The Association for Childhood Education International's (ACEI) mission is to promote and support in the global community the optimal education and development of children, from birth through early adolescence, and to influence the professional growth of educators and the efforts of others who are committed to the needs of children in a changing society. The website provides resources, book ideas, links for websites for children and educators, and a link to legislative issues.
Description: This website offers information to parents, providers, and policy makers on national child care statistics, policy information, child care resource and referrals, and state data.
NACCRA’s mission is to promote national policies and partnerships to advance the development and learning of all children and to provide vision, leadership, and support to community Child Care Resource & Referral.
Description: The NCCIC, a service of the Child Care Bureau, is a national clearinghouse and technical assistance (TA) center that provides comprehensive child care information resources and TA services to Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Administrators and other key stakeholders. This Web site provides information and resources for child care providers, parents, and community. There are publications on a variety of topics and an individual section on child care topics.
Description: This website provides resources for teachers, parents, and the community about child care and laboratory schools on campuses.
Description: A Hot Topics compiliation of resources for out of school time. It includes links to resources for activities for children and families, summer safety resources, and programming resources.
Description: The USDA Office of Rural Development's Community Facilities Program offers low interest loans for various community building projects including building or renovating child care facilities.
Description: A website with links to a variety of child care resources.
Description: Chapter 5 in a manual that addresses community strategies to help families become
self-sufficient. This chapter discusses issues associated with childcare for low income families.
Author: Rolnick, Art; Rob Grunewald
Description: White paper comparing the economic development impacts and rate of returns of early childhood education and traditional economic development activities. Concludes that early childhood development sould be a number one priority in economic development initiatives.
Author: Bruner, Charles (13 more by this author)
Description: Using a question and answer format to help state and local policy makers consider how best to foster local collaboration that truly benefits children and families. Checklists are provided to help policy makers quickly assess key issues in establishing interagency initiatives, demonstration projects, and statewide reforms to foster collaboration.
Author: Costello, Cheryl; Jolly, Donna
Description: In this fact sheet the authors provide suggestions on public relations and community involvement to enhance the school-age care program quality and resources. These suggestions will also help the program to grow and respond to the needs of the community for child care.
Description: Child Trends is a nonprofit children’s research organization with the mission of improving lives of children through research and science-based information.
Author: DeBord, Karen (59 more by this author); Tony Mallilo; Marilyn Martin
Description: This article is a report of the results of a study that evaluated 30 school-age programs serving high-risk populations. Directors were asked to identify practices they found successful in working with high risk children and families that enhance child care program support and foster involvement of the school, the family, and the community.