Tools of the Profession
NEW CFS Head Start Policies
Professional Development Programs
Quality Rating Improvement System
Child Care Development Block Grant, Health and Safety and Infant Toddler Resource
Provides funds to support required
health and safety and infant/toddler training for staff.
Child Care Initiative Project (CCIP)
Recruits, trains, and retains
licensed family child care providers. Improves the training capacity of
the Child Care Resource &
Referral program and enhances professional development activities.
Child Care Salary and
Assists with improving the retention
of qualified early education staff
who work directly with children in
state-funded early education services.
Stanislaus County Child Care
Local Planning Council (LPC)
Supports the overall coordination of child care services. Conduct assessments of county child care needs and prepares plans to address identified needs. These assessments must contain information on the supply and demand for child care, including the need for both privately paid and publicly funded care.
Provides professional development
and promotes educator
quality and effectiveness.