Meghan Cornwell

Meghan Cornwell
Meghan Cornwell has seven years of experience doing marketing in the field of early childhood education. She came to CCAoA in 2018 and is excited to combine her background in digital marketing with her passion for advocating for high-quality child care. Meghan received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Theatre from Virginia Wesleyan University.
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Using Paid Advertising to Market Your CCR&R Agency

By Meghan Cornwell on August 06, 2018

If you're like most child care resource and referral agencies, you want to get the word out about your agency so that providers, families, and community partners know about your agency and the services you provide, but you have just a small advertising budget to work with. Paid online advertising is a great place to start. Jumping into paid ads can seem overwhelming at first, but it doesn’t have to be. In this post, we’ll break down the two main kinds of paid advertising—paid search and paid social—to help you decide where to begin.

Topics: Business Operations for CCR&Rs

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Final Child Care and Development Fund Plan Preprint Published for FY 2019

By Meghan Cornwell on June 11, 2018

Topics: Systems Building, Policy & Advocacy

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Symposium 2018: Here’s What You May Have Missed

By Meghan Cornwell on May 08, 2018

We were absolutely thrilled to have almost 400 attendees from 41 states join us for this year’s Child Care Aware® of America 2018 Symposium April 17-20 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C. We celebrated 30 years of passion and persistence and ignited possibilities! This biennial event brought child care experts, Child Care Resource and Referral leaders and staff, child care providers, researchers, policymakers, parents, students, and anyone interested from across the country come together to discuss the hottest topics of research, policy, and practices of interest to the early child care and education community.

Topics: Professional Development

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Child Care Aware® of America Offering full Vroom Track at Symposium 2018

By Meghan Cornwell on April 02, 2018

Vroom, in partnership with Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA), continues to provide strong support and enrichment to the CCR&R community. CCAoA is excited to offer a full Vroom Track at Symposium 2018 this coming April.

Topics: Family & Community Engagement, Professional Development, Brain Building Tips

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Bezos Family to Receive Children's Champion Award

By Meghan Cornwell on February 28, 2018

As Albert Einstein said, "Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them." In that spirit, Child Care Aware® of America has found an ideal partner in Jackie and Mike Bezos, whose efforts to invest in science and create evidence-based learning opportunities are transforming the field of early learning. To honor their service, CCAoA is pleased to announce that on April 20 we will be awarding Jackie and Mike Bezos with the Children's Champion Award in philanthropy at our 30th Anniversary Gala in Washington, D.C.

Topics: News

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2018-2019 Child Care Policy Platform Highlights Critical Role of CCR&Rs

By Meghan Cornwell on February 07, 2018

While it is difficult to find agreement on many of our nation’s priorities, one thing is for sure – There is unprecedented agreement that child care is a critical issue in the United States today. In fact, a recent poll found that 97 percent of Democrats, 89 percent of Independents, and 87 percent of Republicans, say they favor government investments to make early education and child care more affordable.

Topics: Systems Building, Policy & Advocacy

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