And that’s a wrap!

Thank you so much for joining us at our virtual conferences throughout 2020 & 2021! It has certainly been an eventful year and we are so glad we were able to continue to connect with all our members in this way.We are looking forward to planning our next...

Celebrating Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond....

Last Day to Make Your Priorities Known!

Today, Monday, June 7 is the deadline to provide feedback to a proposed 3-year budget for Arkansas child care infrastructure. Email your valued opinions to CCDFStatePlanComments@dhs.arkansas.gov.Every vote matters in an election, right? The same goes for public...

Historic Amounts of Money for Arkansas ECE

Arkansas will receive $464,955,451 through the American Rescue Plan (ARP). This is pandemic recovery funding that our state child care system can use through 2024. Combining that with the usual CCDF funding, we will have $727 million to spend over the next three...

What’s your #1 priority?

YOU ARE AN EXPERT. Tell us your #1 priority for spending $727 MILLION over the next 3 years. Review the state’s drafted budget and AECA’s recommendations: https://arkansasearlychildhood.org/…/how-would-you-spend-7…/ Share this poll with other key players...

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