Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2012

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2012

3000-6000 - Quality Program Supports




Account Description FY2011
GAA
FY2012
House 1
3000-6000 Quality Program Supports
For the establishment of a statewide network of supports for early education and care programs to advance the quality of their services to children; provided, that supports funded through this item shall include, but not be limited to, curriculum development, child assessment systems, activities that encourage providers to obtain associate and bachelor degrees, payment of fees and direct assistance to programs seeking accreditation by agencies approved by the board, and professional development courses; provided further, that eligible recipients for these grants shall include, but not be limited to, community partnership councils, municipal school districts, regional school districts, educational collaboratives, head start programs, licensed child care providers, and child care resource and referral centers; provided further, that supports funded through this item shall be in alignment with the development of the quality rating and improvement system; provided further, that the department shall encourage and support early childhood education and care providers to obtain associate and bachelor degrees through professional development programs, including, but not limited to, the building careers program model; and provided further, that where possible, funds from this line item shall be coordinated with funding from item 3000-7050
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