Early Childhood Policy Matters


Guiding Families Through Early Childhood in Louisiana

Ep. 13

In this podcast we explore “EC Guides,” an innovative pilot program in Louisiana providing individualized support to families seeking childcare assistance.

Host Laura Kassner (SRI International) sits down with a panel of state leaders and EC Guides to discuss the program, and its growing impact in communities across the state. Guests include: Devon Camarota, Education Program Consultant, Louisiana Department of Education; Lizzie Cosse, Director of Access Strategy, Louisiana Department of Education; Kanedra Brooks, EC Guide, East Baton Rouge Parish; and Kim Jones, EC Guide, Jefferson Parish.

Early Childhood Policy Matters is supported by the National Technical Assistance Center for Preschool Development Grants Birth through Five, funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care. For episode transcripts and more information visit: https://childcareta.acf.hhs.gov/resource/early-childhood-policy-matters-podcast

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