CAPPA and Children's Foundation Events

Upcoming Trainings:

Fall 2017 Regional Technical Assistance Trainings

CAPPA Budget & Advocacy Day- January 18, 2018

Handouts from past trainings


Regional Technical Assistance Trainings-Fall 2017
Hosted by CAPPA Member Agencies

December 5, 2017- Costa Mesa (Orange County)

December 15, 2017- Stockton (San Joaquin County)


CAPPA member agencies, with the support of CAPPA & Children's Foundation, have put together a series of Informational and Networking Sessions that will be coming to a region near you!  

This series will offer a variety of Hot topics for the field and ALL staff are encouraged to attend.  

If you would like to add any topics to the agenda, please let us know!


12-month Eligibility Determination/Redetermination Policy & Procedures Discussion

During this group discussion, we will:

  • Review the webinar that was recorded by CDE on September 28th 

  • Review Management Bulletin 17-14: 12-Month Eligibility

  • Share best practices and policies on implementing 12-month eligibility (bring your samples or email ahead of time so they can be sent out to the group)

12:00pm-12:30pm- Lunch (provided)  

CAPPA Public Policy Discussion:
Now that 12-month Eligibility is a reality- what is next?
  • CalWORKs?

  • Rate restructuring?

  • Valuing mixed delivery system and all provider types


Peer to Peer Networking Session

Come prepared with your questions!  


CAPPA Budget & Advocacy Day

January 18, 2018
California Endowment 
Adelante Meeting Room
1414 K Street, #500
Sacramento, CA 95814
10:00am - 5:00pm 

CAPPA invites you to join us for our  CAPPA Budget & Advocacy Day!  REGISTER HERE!

Schedule of Events
(You will receive a schedule, room assignments, and legislative advocacy packet when you check in.)

9:30am: Check in at the California Endowment- 1414 K Street,
               Suite 500, Sacramento, CA 95814

10:00am-11:45am: Opening remarks and budget panel discussions
11:45am-12:15pm: Legislative orientation  
12:15pm- 12:45pm: Lunch 
1:00pm-5:00pm: Legislative Visits


Welcome and opening remarks

  • Rick Richardson, CAPPA Board President
  • Sarah Neville-Morgan, Director, EESD, CDE

Overview of the Governor's Proposed 2018/19 Budget; What has the Governor 
proposed and where are our opportunities? 

  • Kristin Schumacher, California Budget and Policy Center
  • Brianna Bruns, Department of Finance 
  • Sarah Neville-Morgan, California Department of Education, Early Education & Support Division 
  • Seren Taylor, Assembly Republican Caucus
  • Edgar Cabral and Sara Cortez, LAO 

Broader view of child care and other issues impacting poverty and low-income families from the Governor’s proposed budget.  Reflecting on 17-18, what is the forecast for 2018-19, both for California and federally?

  • Mike Herald, Western Center on Law & Poverty

Legislative Orientation
This presentation will include an orientation about the legislative process and how to conduct visits with your representatives.

  • What is advocacy and why is it important
  • Finding your legislators
  • How to talk to legislators
  • How to share your story in an impactful way
  • Role playing activity
    • CAPPA Board of Directors & Public Policy Committee 

12:15pm- 12:45pm
Lunch & walk to the Capitol 

Legislative Visits at the Capitol


 Past Training Handouts

  • CAPPA Training: "Everything Fiscal" 
    August 23, 2017 
    CAPPA delivered a training focused specifically on APP fiscal issues on August 23rd in Sacramento. Workshops included "Fiscal Essentials" from CDE Fiscal Services, information from a field auditor on auditing practices and another on Agency Projections so that agencies can better monitor their contracts and also learn best practices that work efficiently. Please see handouts below:


Does Your Organization have an event you would like to add to CAPPA's event calendar?

Let us know!