Bovell, Carmen. “The Role of Head Start State Collaboration Offices in Building Sate Professional Development Systems: Lessons learned about building professional development systems.” Head Start Bulletin Professional Development #79. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2007.
Buell, Martha, Rena Hallam, and Heide Beck. “Early Head Start and Child Care Partnerships: Working Together To Serve Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families.” Young Children 56(3), 7-12, May 2001.
Chauncey, B. and D. Schilder. Childcare/Head Start Partnerships: Teachers at Partnering Centers Report Benefits of Partnership. Newton, MA: Education Development Center (EDC). 2006.
Community Partnerships. ECLKC. HHS/ACF/OHS.
Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care in EHS: Strengthening Relationships and Enhancing Quality [PDF, 1.92 MB]. Technical Assistance Paper #11. EHS NRC. HHS/ACF/ACYF/HHB. 2006.
Head Start and Child Care Partnerships Benefit Teachers. Head Start Bulletin Professional Development # 79. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2007.
Head Start Bulletin # 62: Head Start-Child Care Partnerships. June/July 1997
Information Memorandum: Budgeting for Partnerships between Child Care and Head Start. Log No. ACYF-IM-HS-01-13, issuance date 11/16/01.
Quality Child Care for Infants and Toddlers: Case Studies of Three Community Strategies [PDF, 2.70 MB]. Executive Summary. ZERO TO THREE and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. HHS/ACF/ACYF/Child Care Bureau. March 2003.
Partnerships for Quality: Improving Infant-Toddler Child Care for Low-Income Families. ZERO TO THREE and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. HHS/ACF/ACYF/Child Care Bureau. March 2002.
The Role of Early Head Start Programs in Addressing the Child Care Needs of Low-Income Families with Infants and Toddlers: Influences of Child Care Use and Quality [PDF, 569KB]. HHS/ACF/ACYF/HHB & OPRE. February 2004.
Schilder, D., B. Chauncey, M. Broadstone, C. Miller, A. Smith, S. Skiffington and K. Elliott. Child Care/Head Start Partnership Study: Final Report Executive Summary Newton, MA: Education Development Center (EDC). 2005.
National Association for Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (NACCRA). NACCRA’S mission is to provide vision, leadership, and support to community child care resource and referral and to promote national policies and partnerships committed to the development and learning of all children.
National Infant Toddler Child Care Initiative (NITCCI). HHS/ACF/ACYF/Child Care Bureau. *NITCCI works collaboratively with Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) administrators and other partners to advance system initiatives to improve the quality and supply of infant/toddler child care. Through customized technical assistance, NITCCI works with States, Territories, and Tribes to develop a deeper knowledge about specific elements of the early care and education system that supports quality infant/toddler child care. NITCCI collects and disseminates information on infant/toddler child care supply, investments, and initiatives; produces materials and resources; and responds to requests for information and technical assistance related to infant/toddler child care.
Partnerships, Alliances, and Coordination Techniques (PACT) Initiative. HHS/ACF/ACYF/Child Care Bureau. PACT provides State, Territory, and Tribal policy-makers—particularly Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Administrators and their partners—the resources, training, and technical assistance they need to build more comprehensive and collaborative early care and education systems for better serving children and families.
Paulsell, Diane and Ellen Kisher. Quality Care for Low-Income Infants and Toddlers: A Study of Community Strategies. Zero To Three Journal 22(4), 181. Feb/March 2002. 03/10, (05/03)
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