Child Development Division (CDD)
The Child Development Division's goal is to increase access to high-quality services that are developmentally beneficial for children and strengthen families. We do this by working with programs within communities to coordinate and deliver services that meet families' needs.
Evaluation of Vermont's Strengthening Families Child Care Programs
Request for Proposals
Deadline for Bids is 10/3/2014
The Vermont Department for Children and Families, Child Development Division, is seeking to establish an agreement with one or more agencies that can independently, or in partnership with collaborators, assist the DCF/CDD with its goal of evaluating the effectiveness of Strengthening Families Child Care Programs and the models of support for these programs. Strengthening Families Child Care Programs are licensed early learning and development centers or registered home providers that are of high quality and who receive resources and support to implement program policies and practices that are comprehensive and are informed by the Center for the Study of Social Policy Strengthening Families Framework (SFF).
The proposed contract period for the Evaluation of Vermont’s Strengthening Families Child Care Programs will begin on November 1, 2014 and end on December 31, 2017. Funding for this evaluation is through the Federal Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge grant to the state of Vermont. Activities under this contract will be to evaluate the impact of the Strengthening Families Child Care Programs and to evaluate the models of support for these programs including:
For more information and to view the complete Request for Proposals visit: http://www.vermontbidsystem.com/BidPreview.aspx?BidID=11024