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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...

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...

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...

July 20, 2017

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...

June 28, 2017

The Office of Child Care has announced the National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development (NCTECD) upcoming national webinar series on the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Final Rule for Tribes.

Webinar 1: Health and Safety

NCTECD’s first webinar—“Ensuring t...

June 13, 2017

Did you know...

  • The American Health Care Act will pause funding for maternal and child health services provided at Planned Parenthood? 

  • The American Health Care Act will increase premiums for older, low-income Americans with health insurance from the individual...

June 12, 2017

September 12-14, 2017

Pre-conference: September 11, 2017

River Spirit Casino Resort

We are gearing up for the NICCA's 2017 Biennial Conference and we have an amazing line-up of guest speakers! The experts and motivational speakers who will be joining us have years of expe...

May 24, 2017

From Child Care Aware of America - The FY 2018 budget proposal by the Trump

administration was released today. And it’s not looking good for children and families.  

The working version of the budget currently includes severe cuts to programs that benefit parents, provid...

March 31, 2017

Yesterday was the national day of action on child care! If you called your elected officials -- THANK YOU! If you missed it, that's okay! You can still make a difference. 

Our friends from across the nation, including Child Care Aware of America, Child Care Works, NAEYC...

December 13, 2016

As a Presidential candidate, President-Elect Donald Trump pledged to make it easier for families to get child care. From his campaign proposal, he will be focusing on tax deductions and credits, but the details of his plan are still largely unknown. You can learn more...

December 7, 2016

The Administration for Children and Families has released a number of joint HHS/Department of Education (ED) policy statements of interest to early childhood programs and tribal communities. 

ACF has released with the Department of Education a Policy Statement on s...

April 1, 2016

If you are a member of NICCA, your quarterly newsletter will be arriving to your inbox soon! We have lots of information and resources to share with you. You can expect to learn more about:


  • Becoming a Global Leader

  • American Indian/Alaska Native EHS Expansion a...

March 25, 2016

Ronald V. McGuckin and Associates, a law firm that specializes in child care law and policy, has announced their 2016 Summer Retreat Series. They will be hosting four Summer Retreat sessions.  Two sessions will be in Cape May, NJ; one will be in Myrtle Beach, SC; and o...

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