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AACF provides technical assistance to help you enhance the quality of care you provide for children and families. Our specialists work at your site — with individual classrooms or your entire program — to help you meet short- or long-term goals, maintain higher quality, address your professional development needs, and support program start-up or corrective action requirements.


Technical assistance is guided by a collaboratively developed action plan to accomplish your goals. Support may be episodic or year-long, broadly or narrowly focused.


Types of Technical Assistance:


On Demand Technical Assistance


You can call AACF for technical assistance with program- or classroom-level issues as they arise. Our specialists are well-versed to address a range of topics, such as:

  • classroom management

  • program administration

  • learning/activity centers

  • daily routines and transitions

  • room arrangement

  • star-rated licensing

  • and more!


For more information or to schedule, email Ashleigh Arsenault @



Infant Toddler Quality Enhancement Project


This project provides training and technical assistance specifically for directors and teachers working with infants and toddlers in licensed child care programs. One of AACF’s specialists uses the appropriate Environment Rating Scale to assess your classroom/family child care home. Specialists work with you to develop an action plan with goals based on the results of this pre-assessment. Support includes in-depth training on the appropriate rating scale, classroom arrangement, developmentally appropriate indoor and outdoor activities, language development, and more.


For more information, email Ashleigh Arsenault @


Healthy Social Behaviors


As a child care director or teacher, you know that children's behaviors can be challenging. In fact, teachers report that children’s behavior is the single biggest challenge they face. While some behaviors are appropriate for children's developmental level, some behaviors can be challenging for classroom teachers to manage. AACF’s Healthy Social Behaviors in Child Care Centers project provides behavior-specific consultation, coaching, and training on preventing and addressing challenging behaviors and promoting children's social competencies. Behavior specialists work with you to enhance classroom management and implement Pyramid Model strategies to teach children pro-social skills.



For more information, email Ashleigh Arsenault @

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We look forward to talking with you!