ERIC Number: ED417040
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Child Care Bulletin, 1997.
McGhee, Marilyn, Ed.
Child Care Bulletin, n13-18 Jan-Dec 1997
This document is comprised of six issues of the Child Care Bulletin, a bimonthly publication of the National Child Care Information Center. The January-February issue focuses on involving communities in child care planning. Topics discussed in this issue include: community mobilization strategies, assessing needs and establishing goals, and involving the private sector in planning. The March-April issue focuses on innovations in child care consumer education. Topics discussed include strategies for getting the message out, researching the impact of consumer education, and consumer education in the neighborhood. The May-June issue focuses on linkages or partnerships among agencies, services, and the community to serve children and families. Topics discussed include child care and Head Start collaboration, linkages supporting school-age care, intergenerational programs, and tools for linking child care with housing. The July-August issue focuses on child care providers as the key to quality care. Topics discussed include: a profile of the child-care work force, director credentials and leadership initiatives, networks supporting family child care providers, and highlights from the military child care system. The September-October issue focuses on the White House Conference on Child Care. In addition to remarks made by President Clinton, First Lady Hillary Clinton, and Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala, this issue discusses service in after-school programs, and the National Crime Prevention and Privacy compact. Facts sheets on care quality, out-of-school time, and economics of child care are included. The November-December issue focuses on new state initiatives in child care. Topics discussed include states expanding services for infants and toddlers, states emphasizing training and technical assistance, and a national study of low-income child care. Except for the White House Conference issue, each issue includes sections on child care initiatives across the country, and resources in child care. (HTH)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Agency Cooperation, Child Caregivers, Community Involvement, Consumer Education, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, School Age Day Care, State Programs
Child Care Bulletin, National Child Care Information Center, 301 Maple Avenue West, Suite 602, Vienna, VA 22180; phone: 800-616-2242; fax: 800-716-2242; e-mail: email@example.com; World Wide Web: http://ericps.crc.uiuc.edu/nccic/nccichome.html
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Child Care Bureau.
Authoring Institution: National Child Care Information Center, Vienna, VA.