It has long been advocated that, for Extension to respond to critical public issues, it will have to work across disciplines and as teams. This article reviews one state's efforts in building a child care initiative. Over the past 5 years, Maryland Cooperative Extension has pulled together individual county and city Extension family and Consumer Sciences educators to provide coordinated child care provider training and to build a statewide system of service to its audience and support to its members. Recommendations about team-building efforts are provided.
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Walker, S. K. (2003). Building a State Child Care Initiative: Applying Principles of Teamwork and Collaboration. The Journal of Extension, 41(3), Article 4. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol41/iss3/4