Research Brief Provides Tips on How to Engage Home-Based Child Care Providers in Research

This research report from Urban Institute offers nine tips for engaging home-based childcare providers in research — all in the interest of helping states (CCDF agency staff, e.g.) gather the data they need to evaluate initiatives intended to improve provider skills and childcare.

This is especially important as states implement new training and professional development initiatives for home-based child care providers as a response to the 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act.