Tuesday Talks with DECE

Welcome to Tuesday Talks with DECE, where we will be holding virtual events on the third Tuesday of every month. These talks will provide information on important happenings within DCF's Division of Early Care and Education (DECE). We also hope these will be an easy and accessible way for you to connect and engage with us. Each talk will begin with a presentation on a pre-determined topic, followed by time for you to ask questions. View the lineup below. Subscribe to our child care listserv to receive updates on upcoming talks.

We Want to Hear from You

To you have a topic you want to hear about next? Submit your feedback through our topics survey and we'll use it to help determine upcoming topics.

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Each week you can use the below information to join the Zoom meeting. Or you can download this re-occurring event to add to your calendar.

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Meeting ID: 886 7573 9906
Passcode: 044349
Phone: 1-312-626-6799 

Upcoming Talks

July 19, 2022

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Topic: Child Care Counts: Stabilization Round 2...What's New, What's Not, and Other Tips

August 16, 2022

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Topic: TBA

September 20, 2022

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Topic: TBA

October 18, 2022

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Topic: TBA

November 15, 2022

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Topic: TBA

December 20, 2022

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Topic: TBA


Expand the accordions below to watch the available recordings of Tuesday Talks with DECE

June 21, 2022: Child Care Counts

Learn the top five tips things to know about Child Care Counts, which include:

  1. CCC Impact
  2. Spending Down Payments
  3. Tracking Spending
  4. How to get the most out of CCC
  5. Resources (We're here for you!)

Speakers: Erin Arango-Escalante, Terra Klein, and Dan Eckhardt