Who We Are

The National Association of State Child Care Administrators (NASCCA) is an affiliate of the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) and was established in 2000. NASCCA enhances and sustains legislative, regulatory, and fiscal policies supportive of effective child care programs.

Our Purpose

To support state and local leaders in developing child care resources designed to meet the needs of children from birth through school age and their families. With a focus on quality and access, NASCCA works to build a child care system that invests in children's well-being and potential through safe and affordable care. 


Upcoming Event! Annual NASCCA Business Meeting and Reception
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Join your NASCCA colleagues for the annual business meeting. Child Care Administrators will have the opportunity to identify State Administrator priorities for CCFD, develop strategies for a stronger partnership with OCC for successful CCDBG implementation, and provide input on the role of NASCCA in supporting Child Care program implementation.

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NASCCA Annual Meeting July 30 2019

Latest Resources

Read the Feedback Letter submitted by APHSA and NASCCA leadership January 8, 2019, responding to the outreach from Director Shannon Christian at the Office of Child Care, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. The letter provides insights and feedback assessing the effectiveness and quality of technical assistance (TA) offered through the Office of Child Care, regional teams, and contracted TA providers.