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Ripples of Transformation: A Family Engagement Toolkit for Providers and Program Leaders

The Ripples of Transformation toolkit is designed to inspire, challenge, and support leaders in early childhood--primarily administrators and program staff--to embrace and move toward a vision of families as agents of change in their children’s lives, communities and early childhood systems. Drawing on the experiences shared in parent focus groups and interviews with agency staff, this toolkit takes a journey through social services offices, hospitals, community organizations, citywide and countywide collaborative initiatives, and it shows the ways program and agency leaders can form powerful partnerships with diverse families.

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Center for the Study of Social Policy
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SB 19-063: Concerning a Strategic Action Plan to Address Infant and Family Child Care Home Shortages in Colorado

This bill requires the department of human services to draft a strategic action plan addressing the declining availability of family child care homes and infant child care in Colorado and submit the plan to the childhood leadership commission, the state board of human services, the joint budget committee, the health and human services and education committees of the senate, and the public health care and human services and edu

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Colorado State Government
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Shared Services: Supporting Quality in Early Care and Education

Shared Services is a new approach to early care and education management and leadership that centralizes key functions to save dollars, strengthen management capacity, improve early learning and ensure sustainable, high-quality programs. This brief provides an overview of the Shared Services model as well as steps for engaging in a shared service alliance.

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Opportunities Exchange
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Sixpence Annual Report 2017-2018

This evaluation from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Sixpence Early Learning Fund includes descriptions and outcomes for all models of Sixpence programs.

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Sixpence Early Learning Fund
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SLDS Topical Webinar Summary: Strategies for Engaging Early Learning Stakeholders

This webinar covered the diverse roles of stakeholders in developing and implementing an early childhood integrated data system, including strategies and lessons learned from two states that brought together business leaders across sectors to foster public and private investment in early childhood solutions.

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Institute of Education Sciences; National Center for Education Statistics
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SLDS Topical Webinar Summary: Strategies for Engaging Early Learning Stakeholders

This webinar covered the diverse roles of stakeholders in developing and implementing an early childhood integrated data system, including strategies and lessons learned from two states that brought together business leaders across sectors to foster public and private investment in early childhood solutions.

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Institute of Education Sciences; National Center for Education Statistics
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