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September 10, 2018

NICCA Membership is due for renewal! Read below to learn about our revised membership terms or click here to become a member today! Already a member and need to renew? Log-in and click on renew.

In 2017, NICCA reviewed and revised our membership terms to take effect for...

August 30, 2018

2019 National Academy on Early Care and Education

Silver Linings: Building Tribal Early Care and Education for Future Generations

Join us for our 25th Anniversary celebration and the 2019 National Academy on Early Care and Education. The Academy will bring experts from a...

July 16, 2018

IMIL training is returning to Kansas City, August 8-10.  

Haven’t attended an IMIL training recently or never attended a training?  This is your chance to see how the training has been updated.  If your program is interested in sending a team please see the attache...

April 10, 2018

These materials help Tribes be better informed about the importance that child care plays for building self-sufficiency for their citizens. The presentation shares how Tribes can apply for funding through the Child Care and Development Block Grant and the implications...

April 6, 2018

On March 23rd, Congress and the President signed the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations bill that provided a $2.3 billion increase from FY2017 for the Child Care and Development Block Grant for a total of $5.2 billion for the program. This is the largest single-year increas...

April 6, 2018


Join the National Indian Child Care Association for

the second 2018 Training Institute in Anchorage, AK,

focusing on the importance of continuity of care and lessons in monitoring.


Explorations in Continuity of Care

8:30 pm - 5:00 pm CT

Continuity of care describes progr...

April 4, 2018

Tribal Child Care Technical Assistance Specialist (Remote)

(Job Number: 1800001127)

Job Description: 

ICF seeks an experienced American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) TA Specialist to provide high quality training and technical assistance (T&TA) that improves the capaci...

February 9, 2018

Last night, both the House and Senate passed another Continuing Resolution that included a government spending deal that included a $5.8 billion increase for the Child Care and Development Block Grant over two years

Congress voted to approve the largest increase in fe...

January 18, 2018

From the Office of Child Care -- The Office of Child Care (OCC) is pleased to announce the release of two new Information Memoranda (IM) related to emergency preparedness, response, and recovery (EPRR). The first IM focuses on ensuring that states, territories, and tri...

December 12, 2017

Child Care Aware of America -- We are thrilled to announce the release of our Parents and the High Cost of Care: 2017 report. This special 11th edition report and interactive map examines the cost and affordability of child care across the country. The interactive map...

December 5, 2017

New Funding Opportunities for Nutrition Policy in Native American Communities

Voices for Healthy Kids

November 30, 2017

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) and Voices for Healthy Kids are teaming up to support innovative nutrition-based, health-focused advocac...

October 31, 2017

Check out these resources that are available to promote physical activity in early care and education, shared by our friend Diane Craft, Professor at from the State University of New York - Cortland. Dr. Craft was share her knowledge with NICCA attendees at the 2017 Co...

August 8, 2017

This report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Center for Education and Workforce advocates the importance of high-quality child care for working families. 

Click here for the full report or read the Executive Summary below.

American business depends on a strong...

July 31, 2017

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, leadershi...

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