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. 

FYI

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.

Registration closes July 19 for this event!
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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.

Reminder: Registration is Still Open!

APHSA National Health and Human Services 2019 Summit
May 19–22, 2019  |  Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA

This year’s National Summit is designed to showcase transformation efforts underway across the nation focusing on operational optimization, healthier communities through prevention, policy and practice solutions for family and community well-being, and equity. While attending meet industry-leading experts and thought leaders, connect with your peers, and expand your skills and knowledge base. Don't miss it — See you at the Summit!

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