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​The Child Care Advisory Council (CCAC) was established by legislation passed in 2015. The council's composition and work are based on child care provider needs, areas of concern and ways to increase quality of care. The council meets quarterly and meetings are open to the public.

Meeting Dates and Times - 2020

Gov. Andy Beshear has declared a health state of emergency to limit the spread of COVID-19, a viral respiratory illness easily transmitted from person-to-person. In compliance with emergency directives, we are taking necessary steps to protect the health of our fellow Kentuckians by engaging in social distancing and limiting person-to-person contact.

October 29, 2020 - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time

This meeting will be conducted virtually. If you are interested in attending, please contact Kayla Standafer for meeting instructions. 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Child Care Advisory Council is to give child care providers and advocates throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky the opportunity to advise the Cabinet on matters that affect the operations, funding, licensing and certification of child care outlined in the Child Care Development Block Grant. The CCAC offers guidance to the Cabinet in developing and promoting methods to improve quality, access, affordability and positive outcomes for all children participating in child care services throughout the state. The CCAC acts as the bridge between providers and the Cabinet to build collaboration to positively impact children.

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