Putting it Together: Financing Comprehensive Services in Child Care and Early Education
April 17, 2013
Stephanie Schmit, policy analyst, and Christine Johnson-Staub, senior policy analyst, will present Putting it Together: Financing Comprehensive Services in Child Care and Early Education on April 17 at the Oklahoma Smart Start Conference in Oklahoma City. Ms. Schmit and Ms. Johnson-Staub will discuss ways that states have used a variety of federal funding streams, including the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant, Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems funds and Medicaid funds, to finance services including child care health consultants, developmental screening, and preventive health outreach in child care settings. They will also discuss the potential opportunities and challenges of specific financing strategies, providing state and community-based examples.