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May

2024

North Carolina Child Care Commission will hold its Fourth Quarter Meeting on Monday, May 20, 2024

The North Carolina Child Care Commission will hold its Fourth Quarter Meeting on Monday, May 20, 2024, beginning at 10:00 a.m., at the Division of Child Development and Early Education, 333 Six Forks Road, Conference Room 165, Raleigh, N.C. 27609. There will also be an option to join the meeting via WebEx by clicking on the following link:

https://ncgov.webex.com/ncgov/j.php?MTID=m0cc59a5fc0b1cb0f8b6efdc4531c3bca

Webinar number (access code): 2425 537 0117

Webinar password: care (2273 from phones and video systems)

Please note that the meeting link will not become live until 9:45 a.m.

There will be a public comment period from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

If additional meeting time is necessary, the Commission will also meet by WebEx only on May 21, 2024, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The meeting can be joined by clicking on the following link:

https://ncgov.webex.com/ncgov/j.php?MTID=m40183f632f428afebe44072db0a56916

Webinar number (access code): 2434 639 4930

Webinar password: care (2273 from phones and video systems)

Number of views (358)

May

2024

Notice of Public Hearing with Draft North Carolina Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plan for Federal Fiscal Years 2025-2027

DRAFT    NC CCDF Plan 2025-2027        

Notes for reviewers:

  1. The CCDF Plan is entered into an automated reporting system. Due to multiple contributors, item numbers may be missing or off by one letter. Refer to the below CCDF Plan, if needed, to determine item numbers/letters for commenting.

                      CCDF Plan 2025-2027

  1. DCDEE contracted with American Institute for Research to develop an alternative methodology for NC.  Final recommendations and reports have been shared with the Lead Agency and they are being shared with the Governor’s Office and NC General Assembly during the 2024-2025 legislative short session.  The Lead Agency plans to seek approval for the alternative methodology before including information about it in the CCDF plan. Once NC’s alternative methodology is approved, it will be added to the CCDF Plan in the form of an amendment. 
     
  2. For those who cannot attend the Public Hearings or prefer to send comments in writing, written comments can be sent by May 24 to  [email protected] or by US Mail addressed to:

     

CCDF Coordinator
2025-2027 CCDF Plan Comments
NC Division of Child Development and Early Education
2201 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2201

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Apr

2024

In-Home Family Child Care Program RFA

DCDEE is pleased to announce the re-release Notice of Funding Availability for In-Home Family Child Care Program Request for Applications (RFA).

The purpose of this request for applications is in response to the General Assembly Session Law 2023-134 Section 9D.8, n.d. for the NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Development to administer a pilot program that provides business and financial assistance in creating new in-home child care programs and sustaining existing in-home child care programs in this State.

Up to $525,000 is available for the In-Home Family Child Care Program from July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025. A single award will be made for this program and One award will be funded through this announcement.

Eligibility requirements are included in the RFA.

Applications are due by 5:00 pm on June 7, 2024.

Application Face Sheet RFA # 001  

New Request for Applications _2024 In-Home Family Child Care Program RFA 

Line Item Budget Template

Line Item Budget and Narrative Instructions

Questions and Answers

 

Number of views (729)

Apr

2024

Notice of Public Hearing for North Carolina’s Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plan for Federal Fiscal Years 2025-2027

Members of the public are invited to comment on North Carolina’s 2025-2027 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plan. The Plan describes how the program will be administered by the NC Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) during the period of October 1, 2024 through September 30, 2027. The CCDF is the major source of Federal funds for DCDEE and the early childhood system in this state. The funds are used to provide child care assistance for families and to fund initiatives to improve and support the quality of child care in North Carolina.

In North Carolina, the CCDF provides support for:

  • Subsidized child care services for more than 120,000 children each year
  • Child care resource and referral services for families
  • Increased education and compensation for child care teachers
  • Technical assistance and training for child care providers
  • Monitoring of child care programs
  • North Carolina’s Star Rated License System for child care facilities

The projected amount of funding available through CCDF per federal fiscal year is about $398 million.

  • Two virtual public hearings will be held on the draft CCDF Plan:
  • Tuesday, May 21 from 6:00 -7:00 p.m. at the following ZoomGov link:

https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1600110536?pwd=THZwbUlzdGt3WGdYcEgraFRFUE54Zz09

Will confirm Spanish interpretation services soon

Meeting ID:  160 011 0536

Passcode:  666872

One tap mobile

(646) 828 - 7666, passcode  160011053#

 

Meeting ID: 160 712 2886

  • One tap mobile

(646) 682 - 7666, passcode 1607122886#

 

DCDEE welcomes attendance and comment on the draft CCDF Plan. For those who can’t attend the meeting, written comments can be sent by the date of the hearing to [email protected] or by US Mail addressed to:

 

CCDF Coordinator

2025-2027 CCDF Plan Comments

            NC Division of Child Development and Early Education

            2201 Mail Service Center

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Feb

2024

Reminder: Child Care Commission Meeting Monday

New QRIS Modernization FAQs Available!

Have questions about the Commission or the QRIS Modernization? Check out these Frequently Asked Questions!

The North Carolina Child Care Commission will hold its Third Quarter Meeting on Monday, February 12, 2024, beginning at 10:00 a.m., at the Division of Child Development and Early Education, 333 E. Six Forks Road, Conference Room 165, Raleigh, N.C. 27609. While the Commission welcomes the public, there will not be a public comment period and seating is very limited. The building at 333 E. Six Forks Road is private property, not state-owned. Parking is prioritized for tenants of the building.

Anyone may join the meeting via WebEx by clicking on the following link:
https://ncgov.webex.com/ncgov/j.php?MTID=m2729c3bf7bfbe5d436767d14141b0f17 

The webinar link will go live at 9:45 a.m.
Webinar number (access code): 2439 158 8792
Webinar password: care (2273 from phones and video systems)

Number of views (742)
 

 

 

2201 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-2200
919-814-6300 | 1-800-859-0829 (In State Only)
[email protected]

 

 
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