Program and Events


Download the final program here:  2014 Symposium Final Program

Child Care Aware® of America's 2014 Symposium was a BIG success.  We would like to thank all of the fantastic presenters and our enthusiastic members who made this event so great.  Take a look back at what you learned, and a glance at some information you may have missed by checking out the presentation slides from our breakout sessions below:

Creating Shared Meaning: Using the "Childhood Professional Development Training and Technical Assistance Glossary" and National Professional Standards

Leading Change in Early Childhood Education through Innovative Practice

New American Women Developing Family Child Care Businesses

Partnering with Native American Tribes

Reaching Homeless Children: Early Childhood Development and Education

Second Generation Quality Rating and Improvement Systems: State Trends and Directions and Role of Child Care Resource & Referral

Strategies to Engage and Sustain Provider Participation in a Quality Ratings and Improvements System

Stronger Together: Increase Operations and Quality Early Childhood Education Services through Shared Services

Taking Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships to Scale: Next Steps for Policymakers and Practitioners

Understanding Home-based Child Care: What it is, Ways to Support it, and Why it Matters for Policy

Using Research to Support Policy Decisions on Behalf of Young Children

Coaching Preschool Providers for Success and Building a Quality Early Childhood Education Program

Health Aware - Research and Practices