Fostering Connections Resource Center

Here you will find state and national tools, analyses and research related specifically to the Education provisions of the new Fostering Connections law. If you know of any resources that do not appear in our library, please send us an email at with the suggested resource, author and website URL for consideration.


  • ABA Legal Center on Foster Care and Education: Publications on Fostering Connections

National Resources


  • Comprehensive overview of ACF-PI-10-11
    This powerpoint presentation is a comprehensive overview of PI-10-11. ACF-PI-10-11 provides title IV-E agencies comprehensive information on the provisions of titles IV-B and IV-E as a result of the amendments made by the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008, P.L. 110-351. In addition to providing new guidance on the option for a title IV-E agency to extend assistance for the foster care maintenance, adoption assistance, and/or kinship guardianship programs to an eligible youth age 18 and older up to age 21, this instruction provides additional guidance on the other provisions of P.L. 110-351 and the flexibilities afforded to a title IV-E agency in complying with the law. This instruction also provides instruction on changes to the titles IV-B/IV-E plan requirements as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148).
  • ABA Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
    The ABA Legal Center is a national leader and resource in the effective implementation of the education provisions of Fostering Connections. Here you will find the Legal Center's materials for Fostering Connections to aid states working on implementation.
  • ABA Legal Center on Foster Care and Education: Publications on Fostering Connections
  • Fostering Connections Act - Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
    These checklists produced by the ABA Legal Center for Foster Care and Education are designed to guide conversations and support thoughtful implementation of the important education provisions in Fostering Connections.
  • WEBINAR: Fostering Connections Through Education and Transportation
    The powerpoint presentation from the July 13th webinar on Fostering Connections through Education and Transportation hosted by the Fostering Connections Resource Center in conjunction with the American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law.
  • Title IV-E Plan Pre-print
    The attached pre-print from the Children's Bureau incorporates the statutory provisions of P.L. 110-351 that are effective through FY 2010