FY11 ONLY For School Year 2010-2011
FY11 The Early Childhood Special Education Consolidated Package contains three grants related to the inclusion of children with disabilities in early education and care programs. Grants may be submitted as a Consolidated Package or individually by fund code. Each grant has a similar purpose to support young children with disabilities and each has unique reporting requirements to state and federal agencies:
The FY11 Early Childhood Special Education Allocation (fund code 262)
The FY11 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA/IDEA) (fund code 762)
The FY11 Inclusive Preschool Learning Environments (fund code 391)
The Massachusetts Head Start State Supplemental Renewal Grant supports the Department of Early Education & Care (EEC) in the development and creation of a system of early quality education and care in which Head Start and Early Head Start programs are key partners in supporting and enhancing the Department’s broader commitment to ensure that all children have access to quality early education and comprehensive services.
Through this Coordinated Family and Community Engagement renewal grant, EEC seeks to develop/provide a comprehensive plan for coordination and delivery of comprehensive services to families and to create access to consumer education, technical assistance, and training for early education and care educators that supports high quality programming.
The purpose of UPK is to support and enhance the quality of services for children in UPK classrooms, especially for low-income children and/or children living in underperforming school districts, as well as promote school readiness and positive outcomes for children participating in UPK classrooms and homes.