Grant: $68,140,840 - Administration for Children and Families - Apr. 9, 2009
17% voted satisfied - 83% voted not satisfied - 6 vote(s) cast
Award Description: The ARRA funding through the Child Care Development Block Grant will be spent over state fiscal years 10 and 11. $59,245,395 of the ARRA Discretionary funds will be used in SFY '10 to continue to provide subsidized child care for families between 151% and 200% of the federal poverty level. $5,633,125 of the ARRA Targeted Funds for Quality Expansion will be used to provide programs that achieve a 2 or 3-star rating, in Ohio's Quality Rating and Improvement System (Step Up To Quality), a per child enhancement of 5 and 10% respectively at the estimated cost of $2.5 million in SFY 10 and $2.8 million in SFY 11. In addition, in SFY 10, $300,000 will be expended to replace and upgrade the laptops and printers used by Licensing Specialists to assist with the data collection needed to determine licensing compliance and star ratings. $3,262,319 of ARRA Targeted Funds for Infants & Toddlers, will be used to support the network of Infant & Toddler specialists, whose primary role is to improve the quality of infant and toddler care in early care and education settings through the delivery of professional development and technical assistance. The expected cost, per year, is $600,000. The remaining $1.0 million per year will be spent to support the professional development of infant and toddler care teachers through: scholarships through T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Ohio, Mind in the Making training, a Standards of Professional Practice, a companion document to Ohio's Infant and Toddler Guidelines and new parent consumer education and supports.
Project Description: Measures Number of children served between 151%-200% of poverty. The funds dedicated to this purpose has been passed through to the counties. Expenditure data from the counties is due to ODJFS by Number of 2 and 3 star rated programs. This effort is less than 50% complete. Number of professional development trainings completed by Infant & Toddler Specialists. This effort is less than 50% complete. Number of technical assistance contact hours completed by Infant & Toddler Specialists. This effort is less than 50% complete. Number of infant and toddler teachers enrolled in T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Ohio. This effort is not started. Number of credit hours completed by infant and toddler teachers. This effort is not started. Number of professionals trained to deliver the Mind In The Making series. This effort is not started. Completion of the a Standards of Professional Practice by June 2010 with dissemination during SFY 11. This effort is not started. Creation of consumer education materials. This effort is not started. Please Note: Key performance measure information for this stimulus award are available on a 90 day lagging basis and will be reported in future quarters as it becomes available.
Jobs Summary: <p>We believe that jobs are being created in the child care field as a signigicant portion of the money is being used to fund families who need child care who fall into the 151% to 200% of FPL. However, at this time we do not have the hours paid statistics to provide more detailed information. </p> (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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|County of Carroll||$61,000||CARROLLTON||OH|
|County of Hancock||$100,000||FINDLAY||OH|
|County of Shelby||$71,279||SIDNEY||OH|
|County of Wayne||$180,134||WOOSTER||OH|
|County of Huron||$323,550||NORWALK||OH|
|Muskingum County, Ohio||$473,000||S ZANESV||OH|
|County of Madison||$115,000||LONDON||OH|
|Crawford County Job & Family Services||$62,184||BUCYRUS||OH|
|County of Wyandot||$27,000||UPPER SANDUSKY||OH|
|County of Vinton||$10,558||MC ARTHUR||OH|
|County of Adams||$54,216||WEST UNION||OH|
|County of Pickaway||$60,000||CIRCLEVILLE||OH|
|County of Mercer||$50,000||CELINA||OH|
|County of Morgan||$43,371||MCCONNELSVILLE||OH|
|Highland County Airport Authority||$84,126||HILLSBORO||OH|
|County of Jackson||$54,956||JACKSON||OH|
|County of Clark||$524,803||SPRINGFIELD||OH|
|County of Washington||$174,478||MARIETTA||OH|
|County of Lawrence||$310,000||IRONTON||OH|
|County of Van Wert||$15,000||VAN WERT||OH|