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United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, December 2019
Reports & Papers

Seminole Nation did not always operate its Head Start Program and manage its Head Start funds in accordance with Federal requirements and did not have effective controls and accountability over funds. Specifically, Seminole Nation did not have…

United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, December 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Seminole Nation did not always operate its Head Start Program and manage its Head Start funds in accordance with Federal requirements and did not have effective controls and accountability over funds. Specifically, Seminole Nation did not have…

United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, October 2019
Reports & Papers

The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program, administered by the Administration for Children and Families, subsidizes childcare expenditures of low-income families and families receiving temporary public assistance. While researching New…

United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, October 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program, administered by the Administration for Children and Families, subsidizes childcare expenditures of low-income families and families receiving temporary public assistance. While researching New…

Opportunities Exchange, September, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
High-quality care for infants and toddlers is so expensive to provide that few spaces are available nationwide and prices are significantly more than most families can afford. A micro-center network is a new business model designed to deliver high-…
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, August 2019
Reports & Papers

This review summarizes what we reported in prior audits of six States’ implementation of the new criminal background check requirements that were in place as of March and October 2018. We reviewed Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Nevada, New…

United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, August 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This review summarizes what we reported in prior audits of six States’ implementation of the new criminal background check requirements that were in place as of March and October 2018. We reviewed Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Nevada, New…

United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, January 2019
Reports & Papers

The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 (CCDBG Act) added new requirements for States receiving Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) funds to conduct comprehensive criminal background checks on staff members and prospective staff…

United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, January 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 (CCDBG Act) added new requirements for States receiving Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) funds to conduct comprehensive criminal background checks on staff members and prospective staff…

United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, September 2018
Reports & Papers

The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (CCDBG Act) of 2014 added new requirements for States receiving Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) funds to conduct comprehensive criminal background checks on staff members and prospective staff…

United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, September 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (CCDBG Act) of 2014 added new requirements for States receiving Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) funds to conduct comprehensive criminal background checks on staff members and prospective staff…

Vannebo Berit Irene, Gotvassli Kjell-Age, February, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article presents the results of a study of the understanding and implementation of the concept of strategy in the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector. Recent research has indicated that management functions in ECECs have changed…
Mathias Debi, Bella Jill, Talan Teri N., 01 September, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar examines components of administrative and pedagogical leadership and ways in which related standards can be embedded into quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS). Topics discussed include assessment, training/technical assistance…
Mathias Debi, Bella Jill, Talan Teri N., 01 September, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that examines components of administrative and pedagogical leadership and ways in which related standards can be embedded into quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS). Topics discussed include…
Hujala Eeva, Eskelinen Mervi, Keskinen Soili, Chen Christine, Inoue Chika, Matsumoto Mariko, Kawase Masahiro, July-September 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Leadership research in early childhood education and care (ECEC) is a relatively new undertaking. It combines leadership concepts from school research as well as from business. There are common aspects in the leadership profession, but the context…