University of Maine at Farmington Professors, Dr. Williams & Dr. Karno need Family Child Care Provider feedback!
They have reached out to FCCAM to help distribute a survey for their research. They have given us the following description to pass along to you:
Child care is vitally important to restarting the economy. The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly changed the face of family child care in the state of Maine. The goal of this research project is to learn more about the challenges family child care owners and providers have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic and their needs for support. If you are part of the family child care community, we want to hear from you. Please take 15 minutes to complete our survey so we can better understand how to support family child care providers in state and nationally. “
FCCAM works to unify, promote and strengthen quality professional family child care in Maine. We are the state affiliate of the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC).
We are the only professional association in Maine dedicated specifically to supporting family child care providers. FCCAM understands the critical role of family child care providers in the lives of children and families. We also understand the hard work and long hours that are required to provide the much needed child care services in Maine’s diverse communities.
FCCAM provides opportunities to network both locally and statewide with other family child care professionals for training and support. Through collaboration with other organizations we are engaged with advocating for children and their families in Maine, increasing awareness of our professionalism and value to our communities.
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