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Last Day for Early Registration!

Today is the last day to lock in early registration rates for the 2017 Biennial NICCA Conference! This year's conference is shaping up to be the best yet with topics on health & safety, partnerships, the Final Rule, monitoring, language & culture, active play, leadership, outdoor play, behavioral and mental health, emergency preparedness, advocacy, and social and emotional development! You can view the agenda online. We have partnered with the United Tribes Technical College and the Oklahoma Center for Early Childhood Professional Development to provide all attendees with CEUs and training hours for attendance. We will have plenary sessions and workshops for everyone from administrators to t

Early Registration Ending Soon! Draft Agenda Available Online!

Register today for the 2017 NICCA Conference, “Weaving the Path to Meaningful Partnerships”! Early Bird Registration ends July 31st -- JUST FIVE DAYS! The conference is shaping up to be the best one we’ve ever had with nationally renowned speakers sharing their insights, knowledge, and inspiration on being a leader, building relationships, and engaging our communities – Scout Cloud Lee, Dr. Barbara Sorrels, Dr. Joshua Sparrow, and Ron Mohl. We will have sessions and workshops from our partners at the Office of Child Care, the National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development, Child Care Aware of America, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Brazelton Touchpoints/ Harvard University, and Y

CCDF 101: Implementing the Final Rule

The National Indian Child Care Association held a workshop for all Oklahoma Tribal CCDF programs – CCDF 101: Implementing the Final Rule at River Spirit Casino Resort, 8330 Riverside Pkwy, Tulsa, OK 74137, on Thursday, July 20, 2017. NICCA provided an in depth look at the Final Rule and explore how it uniquely affects each Tribal CCDF programs in Oklahoma. The session was open for all Tribal CCDF grantees.

Hampton University Child Development Center – June 2017 Child Care Provider of the Month

From Child Care Aware of America -- Congratulations to Joy Phelps and the staff at the Hampton University Child Development Center in Hampton, Virginia. They have been named Provider of the Month for June 2017! The Provider of the Month campaign was launched in 2015 in conjunction with Provider Appreciation Day on May 8 of that year to honor outstanding child care providers and early childhood educators who exemplify what it means to be a high-quality care provider for children. Phelps and the staff at the Hampton University Child Development Center use various tools and resources to help all of the children in their classrooms succeed in school and life. The staff has created fun and intera

2017 NICCA Conference -- Date Clarification & Early Bird Ending July 31!

Early bird registration ends on July 31st! Don't miss the opportunity to save on your registration fees by registering before midnight (ET) on July 31, 2017! NICCA Conference dates. There has been some issues with the dates of the conference. Our website has been updated and does include the confirmed dates of the conference. The following are the important dates to use for planning purposes: Monday, September 11: Pre-conference with Dr. Barbara Sorrels ($100 separate registration fee) Tuesday, September 12: NICCA Conference, Day 1 Wednesday, September 13: NICCA Conference, Day 2 Thursday, September 14: NICCA Conference Day 3 (adjourning at noon), optional site visits in the afternoon. NICCA