Beginning April 1,2018, a DES investment will offer an increased reimbursement to nationally accredited child care providers of 20% from the previous rate of 10%. AzAEYC Board member Camille Lachar-Lofaro explains the DES investment in accreditation and why accreditation is important in determining quality. Read more.
The NAEYC 2018 Public Policy Forum was held from March 4-6 in Washington, DC. Team Arizona gathered with colleagues from across the country to advance federal and state early childhood policy.
The 2018 Public Policy Forum included sessions on electoral advocacy, expert policy briefings, guest speakers, and interactive breakout sessions. Representatives from state team members gathered in Arlington, Va., just a short Metro ride from the United States Capitol. We assembled a photo essay of Team Arizona’s experiences on Hill Day. Learn more.