The Day Care Council of New York (DCCNY) is pleased to present the its formal response to the Department of Education’s (DOE) RFP preview paper. DCCNY hosted a meeting on December 5th for its member agencies, where numerous concerns and suggestions related to the Preview Paper and DOE transfer were shared. This feedback was incorporated into the DCCNY formal response to the DOE RFP preview paper, which can be viewed and downloaded below.
Senior Research Analyst Mai Miksic’s policy brief “The Voices of DCCNY’s Membership: A Briefing on the Critical Issues” looks at the policy issues affecting non-profit community-based child care programs in 2018. The report covers topics such as child care utilization, family recruitment, staffing patterns and salaries, building violations in NYCHA housing, health care insurance enrollment, and awareness of policy issues related to retirement benefits. The purpose of this report is to inform policymaking and shape advocacy around child care and early childhood education in New York City.
New York Early Childhood Development Institute: “STABILIZING NEW YORK CITY’S CHILD CARE SERVICES” by Nilesh Patel, Director, DCCNY Labor Relations and Mediation Services – September 30, 2016
Day Care Council of New York Policy Report: “Failing our Children: Certified Teachers Disappearing from CBO Child Care” – January, 2016
New York Nonprofit Press: “Child Care at the Crossroads” – by Andrea Anthony, Executive Director, DCCNY – March, 2007