Category Archives: Monthly eNews


March 2018 eNEWS – Why facilities matter, Childhood poisoning prevention, CPSI course, Child care roundtable, & United Way capacity building seminars


Why Do Facilities Matter? Early care and education facilities are often overlooked by public policy and left out of budgets and funding proposals. Yet, an absence of investment in the physical space hurts quality, impacts child health and safety, and holds back quality expansion potential. Facilities play a key role in shaping the availability and […]

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February 2018 eNEWS – Needs assessment, OPIP, Safe places for ECE, Playground safety, & State pre-k RFP


2018 Facility Needs Assessment The Child Care Facilities Fund is asking you, our RI Early Childhood Care and Education Leaders, to respond to a Facility Survey in order to help us better understand your programs, facilities, program practices, and the obstacles you are facing with regards to indoor and outdoor learning environments. As a thank […]

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January 2018 eNEWS – Infant & Toddler Interior Space Design Interventions, OPIP, Free seed program, Drains, Eliminating germs, & Staying connected


Infant and Toddler Interior Space Design Interventions Earlier this year LISC released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a pilot year of our Infant and Toddler Interior Design Interventions program. This program is focused on making small, incremental changes to a space in an effort to improve the physical environment in ways that will support […]

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