New Resource for Families: Finding Child Care When a Child is Mildly Ill

Learning from Relief Funding: A Look at Outreach and Education Efforts Across the Country

A Snapshot of State Responses in Draft CCDF Plans

Recap CCAoA’s 2024 Symposium – Raise Child Care! Raise America!

Understanding the Landscape of Stabilization Grant Funding Through Provider Stories

FY24 Wrap-Up… And on to FY25: Child Care Funding News

How Arizona Partnered with a Local Zoo to Support Families

Celebrating the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

New Resource: Child Care Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Partnership Toolkit for Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies

Beyond the Map: How States Are Using Story Maps to Strengthen CACFP

A Funder’s Perspective: Partnering for Resiliency

You’re Speaking My Language: Increasing Access and Opportunity through Translation

What to Read Before the State of the Union

What We’re Watching in 2024 in States Legislative Sessions

New Resource: CCR&R Competencies for Child Care Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery

Promoting Wellness with Child Care Providers in the New Year

Putting Advocacy on the Map: Using GIS Technology to Inform Advocacy

Explainer: Equity & Inclusion for Children with Disabilities in IDEA

Child Care and the 2023 Election

I Chose Child Care Aware of America this #GivingTuesday – Join me!

Reading, Resilient and Ready: Using books to support children’s emergency preparedness, response, and recovery in child care

Why Giving Tuesday inspires us to #UnleashGenerosity

Fall Federal and State Policy Updates

State Session Round Up: Summer 2023

Celebrating Black ECE Business Owners as Visionaries of Change

Restoring Hope and Fostering Value through Staffed Family Child Care Networks

Nominations for the 2024 CCAoA Board of Directors Opens August 18

Health Insurance and the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Update on Child Care Funding in FY24 Appropriations

Summer Federal Policy Updates

The Historical Significance of Juneteenth for Child Care

Making the Case for Future Investments through Provider Stories

U.S. Department of Education Issues and Seeks Input on Out-of-School Time Guidance

Georgetown University's Beeck Center Partners with Child Care Aware® of America to Enhance the Child Care Subsidy Journey

Child Care Aware® of America Awarded $5 Million to Advance an Equitable Child Care System

Guest Blog: Iowa CCR&R’s Emergency Preparedness Campaign

CCAoA Supports Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Child Care

Providers are Like Part of the Family

Guest Blog: Revolutionizing Child Care Assistance: How ClassWallet Streamlines Early Child Care Funding

Join the 2023 #ThankYouChildCare Twitter Chat

Safety is Key for Child Care Access to Playgrounds

What President Biden’s Executive Order Means for Child Care

4 Ways You Can Celebrate Child Care Providers

Spring Flood Preparedness and Response

Who provides care for nontraditional-hours?

Funding for Child Care and Early Learning in President Biden’s FY2024 Budget 

Provider Appreciation Day 2023

The Path Forward for Child Care in the 118th Congress

Building Partnerships to Support Child Care Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery

All Eyes on States 2023

Health Insurance Open Enrollment for Early Childhood Educators Closes Soon

A Farewell Message from Lynette M. Fraga, PH.D.

The Art of the Possible - A Tribute to Departing CEO, Dr. Lynette Fraga

Preventing Respiratory Illnesses in Young Children

Enhancing Preparedness and Response Capabilities for Early Learning Providers and Families

Congress Must Act to Support Child Nutrition in Child Care

CCR&Rs Can Help Families Claim Tax Benefits by November 15

More Attention Needed on Child Care Following White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

Relationships That Matter: Utilizing National Organizations to Support Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies’ (CCR&Rs) Work on SFCCNs

Support Military-Connected Families During Blue Star Welcome Week

Data-Driven Advocacy for Advancing Long-Term Funding for Child Care: A Texas Case Study

With Reconciliation Over, What’s Next for Federal Child Care Funding?

State Session Round Up, Summer 2022

Benefits of Staffed Family Child Care Networks (SFCCN) and the Support They Provide (Part 2)

Summer Fun… and Safety!

How to Use AmazonSmile to Support CCAoA [2022]

White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health: An Opportunity to Contribute

Update:  COVID-19 Vaccines for Young Children

Virtual Child Care Emergency Preparedness Training-of-Trainers Opportunity

Benefits of Staffed Family Child Care Networks (SFCCN) and the Support They Provide

Supporting Families and Child Care Programs During the Formula Shortage

What Does Provider Appreciation Day® Actually Look Like?

Newest Proposal Would Provide Robust Investments to Early Childhood Programs

Financing is Key to Advancing an Anti-Racist Child Care System

Military Families Thank Their Respite Child Care Providers

Provider Appreciation Begins with Listening

Say #ThankYouChildCare on May 6

We Celebrate Eco-Healthy Child Care® Providers

How Montana Celebrates Child Care Providers All Year Round

How To Use Data To Tell A Story: A Case Study of CACFP

Why Budget Reconciliation is the Only Path for Federal Child Care Investments

FY2022 Funding for Child Care in the Omnibus Package

Help Your Community Proclaim May 6 as Provider Appreciation Day

How Hawaii Celebrated its First Statewide Provider Appreciation Day

Reflecting on the Impact of the American Rescue Plan Act, One Year Later

Demanding Change

State of the Union Recap: Biden’s Plan to Make Child Care Affordable for Families

Strengthening Family and Community Engagement through Brain Science

Capacity Building Blog Series: Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships Blog #3

A Party You Don’t Want to Miss: 3 Ways to Celebrate Provider Appreciation Day

What’s the Latest with COVID-19 and Child Care?

Case Study: Using Social Media to Make a Difference in Your Community

Federal Relief Funds: State Progress, Winter 2022

Resolve to Be Ready in 2022

Blog #3: Leadership: Building a Sustainable Virtual Coaching System

What’s Next for the Build Back Better Act?

CCAoA Welcomes New Board Members

What is Your Small Act of Courage for Child Care This Holiday Season?

Winter and Holiday Safety Tips for Child Care Providers

Child Care and Emergency Management: Partnerships and Collaboration for Community Resilience

Federal Relief Funds: State Progress, Fall 2021

Involving Children in Child Care Emergency Preparedness

Case Study: How to Develop Relationships With Media

Breaking Down the Build Back Better Act

Promoting STEAM in Early Childhood

Examining CCR&Rs Role in Planning and Developing EHS-CC Partnerships

Reflections on the 2022-2024 CCDF Public Input Process

Building Resiliency in Caregivers & Children

Virtual Coaching Considerations

Use Relationships to Support Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships

Case Study: How to Boost Your Child Care Business’ Reputation

Setting the Stage for Universal Preschool

What Does the Build Back Better Act Mean for Child Care?

StoryCorps Interview: Lessons Learned During the Pandemic

September is National Preparedness Month

Virtual Coaching: Lessons Learned During the Pandemic

We Need Your Perspective! Join the CCAoA Board of Directors

Federal Relief Funds: State Progress, Summer 2021

Case Study: What Does it Take to Rebrand a CCR&R?

StoryCorps Interview: Navigating Child Care Before and During COVID-19

Explore our Employer Benefits in the Child Care Career Center

Marketing Toolbox Provides CCAoA Members with Practical Support

Recalls for Sleep Products – What You can Do to Ensure Safe Sleep for Babies

PBS NewsHour Series on Child Care Features CCAoA CEO

Child Care Capacity Building — a Human Centered Design Approach

StoryCorps Interview: Founders of a Bilingual Child Care Center

Congressional Child Care Champions Release Bold Legislative Proposals

How to Amplify Your Advocacy Efforts using 2021 State Fact Sheets

Administration Prioritizes Child Care in Proposals

All about the new Child Care Career Center

CCAoA Certified as a Great Place to Work

Child Care Payments: Attendance Vs. Enrollments

Texas Child Care Provider Shares Experience During COVID-19

The Value of Shared Services

Stabilization Grant Guidance FAQs

Introducing: The Child Care and Interoperability Series

Re-imagining our Child Care System

Interoperability: Why Child Care Data Systems Need to Talk

Child Care Collaboration: Foundational Support for the Workforce of Tomorrow

CCR&Rs Can Provide Essential Support As Summer Programs Reopen

Providers & Families Share their Experiences during the Pandemic

Oregon Wildfire Impact on Child Care

Practical Steps to Prepare for and Respond to Child Care Disruptions

Child Abuse Prevention Strategies for Providers

Child Care is Essential: Celebrating Provider Appreciation Day® May 7

How does the American Rescue Plan help child poverty?

COVID-19: CCR&R Successes During Unprecedented Times

Child Care Staff and the COVID-19 Vaccine

6 Ways Child Care Providers Support Families Returning to Child Care

Supporting Early Literacy Through Innovative Partnerships & Resources

Federal Relief Funds: Policy Considerations for States in 2021

Spring Break 101 for 2021

March 14-20: Celebrating the Child and Adult Care Food Program

Introducing: The Child Care Emergency Planning Video Series

Building Brains with Books! Kick off National Reading Month on March 2

Child Care Aware® of America Supports the Raise the Wage Act

Important Updates to the Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses

Analysis Shows Child Care Supply & Attendance Better, but Still Suffering

CCAoA CEO Launches New Podcast on Leadership, Equity and Innovation

Go, Trevor Noah, Go!

Virtual Consultation Visits: CCR&Rs Adapting During COVID-19

Partnering with Families for Child Care Emergency Preparedness

4 Strategies for Teaching Black History in Early Learning Programs

What President Biden's American Rescue Plan Could Mean for Child Care

La calidad del aire exterior y el cuidado infantil

¡Nuevo recurso sobre la salud y la seguridad ambiental!

Steps Child Care Programs Can Take to Feel Prepared for Any Emergency

La limpieza y desinfección en programas de cuidado infantil

A Look Back at Child Care in the 2020 Election

What It Will Take to Transform Child Care in 2021

Resolve to Be Ready in 2021

Review of State Policies: COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution Plans

Bringing Business to the Table for Early Childhood Education in Nebraska

Lessons from the Pandemic: Child Care for Essential Workers

Employer Child Care Assistance Now and Looking Ahead

Goal Setting for Greater Impact

Winter Break During the Pandemic: Play it Safe

New Papers Present Bold Ideas for Re-Envisioning the Child Care System

Homelessness & COVID-19: How Can CCR&Rs and Child Care Programs Help?

Business Continuity Planning for Child Care

Outdoor Play in a Pandemic: How Child Care Can Reach Its Full Potential

Tips and Questions to Keep Child Care Providers and Families Healthy

Child Care Aware® of America's Child Care Licensing Benchmark Project

What the Election Means for Child Care Advocacy

Innovative Strategies for Partnering with Families to Boost Children’s Learning

Winter and Holiday Safety Tips for Child Care Providers

Outdoor Air Quality and Child Care

Why Health & Wellness is More Important than Ever in Child Care

More Reason than Ever to Celebrate National Farm to School Month

New Resource on Environmental Health and Safety!

Updates Made to the HEROES Act

Talking to Families about Flu Prevention

The Rise of the Learning Pod: Considerations & Precautions

A Better Way to Care for Young Children and Older Adults

What Child Care Providers Need to Know about Preventing the Flu

A Closer Look At Our New Report: Picking Up the Pieces

Review of State Policies: Child Care and School Opening Plans

Millions May Miss Out on Economic Impact Payments: How to Help

Federal Assistance Has Helped, but More Is Needed

Remembrance and Gratitude on September 11