Accessible, affordable child care is essential for a strong workforce and thriving local economy. Improving and expanding early learning facilities – the physical spaces where children learn, play and grow – can increase access to high quality child care and enable parents to participate in the labor force. Join NACo and the National Children’s Facilities Network to learn how counties can include early learning infrastructure investments in broader economic development efforts.
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Recording for Breakout Session 2 is not available. Please explore the resources below to learn more about Buncombe County, N.C.
Buncombe County Early Childhood Education Development Fund
Buncombe County Partnership for Children
- Sustaining Facility Quality Program
- Workforce Development Program (collaborative program to create and sustain a pipeline of child care professionals)
- Contact: Tasha Lewis