ERIC Number: ED493430
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Apr
Tribes and States Working Together: A Guide to Tribal-State Child Care Coordination
US Department of Health and Human Services
The purpose of this guide is to increase the understanding of the rationale and benefits of States and Tribes working together to provide quality child care choices and services for the children and families they serve. The guide provides a description of Tribal sovereignty and the government-to-government relationship; an overview of the similarities and differences between State and Tribal CCDF programs; a discussion of the "Good Start, Grow Smart " Early Learning Initiative; and, examples of successful Tribal-State collaborative efforts. Lists of important Tribal, State, and Federal contacts are also included. [This booklet was developed in conjunction with the Child Care Bureau's annual National American Indian and Alaska Native Child Care Conference "Creating Positive Outcomes in Tribal Early Care and Education Settings" (11th, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 24-27, 2005).]
Descriptors: Tribal Sovereignty, Tribes, Child Care, American Indians, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, American Indian Education, State Government, Cooperation, State Programs
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20201. Tel: 877-696-6775; Tel: 202-619-0257; Web site: http://www.hhs.gov/.
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.; Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Child Care Bureau.