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State Association Start Up and Support

Technical, Operational, and Member Services Assistance Options Available National Child Care Association


TABLE OF CONTENTS Welcome ..............................................................................................................................3   Welcome ..............................................................................................................................3    Introduction .........................................................................................................................4    About NCCA ......................................................................................................................4    About NCCA Member State Associations .........................................................................4    The Advantages of Strong State Associations...................................................................4    How NCCA can Help..........................................................................................................4    NCCA Suite of Services .........................................................................................................5     


Welcome Welcome   

You are thinking about forming or growing a state association for  early childhood education and care providers. National Child Care  Association is available to help you form and successfully run an  NCCA Member State Child Care Association.      These can be complicated endeavors from conceptualization and  planning, legal requirements, and organizational & financial  fundamentals.  But you are not alone. NCCA would like to describe  the plethora of services they have available to aid you in starting,  operating, and growing your successful state association.    Assistance is available any time by calling:   1‐800‐543‐7161 or emailing info@NCCAnet.org           


Introduction     About NCCA   The National Child Care Association is a professional trade association focusing on the needs of licensed,  private early childhood care and education programs.  As an alliance of care and education professionals  and owners, NCCA holds a singular position in the United States as the only organization representing  the specific interests of the licensed, private early childhood care and education community.  The  Association has consolidated the collective strength of thousands of America’s private early care and  education programs.  As a result, NCCA is an influential organization dedicated to the needs of the  private sector. 

About NCCA Member State Associations   NCCA is primarily a federation of state child care associations.  Membership and governance by state  associations brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge to the national organization.  NCCA member  state associations are integral to NCCA’s well‐being, influence, and growth so it is to NCCA’s advantage,  and a benefit to the field, that NCCA lend its support and provide technical assistance to the  establishment of an organized, viable, productive state association in every state. 

The Advantages of Strong State Associations   Besides the many positive effects that member state associations have on NCCA, there are numerous  advantages to the field of individual states forming state associations.    • Provide education for members, the community, policy makers, and legislators.  • Raise a powerful united voice  • Provide cost effective resources  • Impact state policy, legislation, and regulations  • Organize and implement special programs and events  • Provide effective communication tools  • Provide a direct link to National Child Care Association (NCCA) 

How NCCA can Help ...  

• Marketing the State Association   • National Office presence and support  • National Association Benefits & Services for every State Association Member  • Operational / Member Services – NCCA has a full suite of member services that are available to  new state associations for a quick and easy start up.   


NCCA Suite of Services State Association (SA) Responsibility

NCCA Support Available

Cost to SA

Formulation of SA Structure

Many models and exploratory questions to help formulate best structure for SA

$0

Incorporation of SA

State contact information

$0

IRS Non-Profit Status

Support and filing information

$0

Mission Statement

Prototypes & samples

$0

Create Steering Committee

Contacts within state

$0

Set Short Term Goals

Template available

$0

Determine SA Name and Logo

Samples available

Write Article of Incorporation

Template available

Write & Approve Bylaws

Template and outline available

$0

Select Officers & Define Duties

Possible state requirements and prototypes available

$0

Determine Start-Up Budget & Dues

Templates and spreadsheets available

$0

Formalize Policy & Procedure Documentation

Templates available

Apply for Federal Employee ID

Contact information available

Adopt NCCA Resolution for membership as SA

Template available

SA Announcement

Samples and methods available

SA Brochure Any printing for SA

Templates and printing available

Color-$.39pp B/W - $.03 pp Free delivery

Website

Start up web presence available through NCCA website including email addresses

1st 3 months - $0 $300 / year (SA manages content)

$0 $0

$0 $0 $0 $0


NCCA Suite of Services continued:

State Association (SA) Responsibility

NCCA Support Available

Email Communication

NCCA database, Constant Contact, Monkey Survey available

Set up Accounting – Bank

Contacts available

Cost to SA 1st three emails $0 $10 per email or survey after 1st three Database upkeep - $0 $0 st

Set up Dues Billing

Electronic dues billing and renewal available through NCCAnet.org

1 3 months - $0 After 1st 3 months $100 per year

Examine Non-dues Revenue Options

NAC & CCP revenue sharing options available

Conference/Training Options / Revenue

NCCA partnership or guidance available for a myriad of options

Unlimited revenue potential for state through professional development

Member Communication

Electronic & printed newsletter templates available

Templates - $0 E-New – 1st three $0 $10/ e-news after 1st three (SA production)

Revenue sharing and support to have NAC/CCP recognized by state

Suite of Services  

NCCA's supporting services available for State Associations.

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