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Building Home-Based Child Care Networks: Research & Resources for the Field


Juliet Bromer, Project Director

Toni Porter, Co-Investigator, Early Care & Education Consulting

Marina Ragonese-Barnes, Research Associate

Patricia Molloy, Project Manager

Erikson Institute’s home-based child care research team is partnering with Home Grown to evaluate their Building Comprehensive Networks initiative and to develop evidence-based resources for the field on promising practices around network development and implementation.

This project is funded by Home Grown, in coordination with their Building Comprehensive Networks initiative.

For more research from Erikson Institute on Family Child Care Networks, click here.



Home-Based Child Care Networks: Evaluation Toolkit

The Toolkit includes tools that you can use to collect data to assess your network’s progress towards meeting your goals. It is divided into six areas for evaluation:  1) implementation; 2) provider outcomes; 3) quality outcomes; 4) sustainability outcomes; 5) child outcomes; and 6) family outcomes. Each category includes links to relevant instruments and resources.



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