Board of Early Education and Care Meeting
December 08, 2009
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


  • Welcome and Comments from the Chair
  • Comments from the Secretary
  • Comments from the Commissioner
  • Statements from the Public*

Routine Business:

  • Approval of November 10, 2009 Board Minutes - Vote
  • Board Committee Reports
    • Program and Policy
    • Fiscal and Budget
    • Planning and Evaluation
  • Advisory Council Report

Items for Discussion and Action:

  • FY2011 Grants and Programs - Discussion
    • Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant
    • Educator and Provider Support Grant (Professional Development)
    • Early Childhood Mental Health Grant(s)
  • ARRA Proposals
    • Overview of ARRA Spending/Planning - Discussion
    • Out of School Time - Discussion and Potential Vote
      • Summer Learning Promotion Voucher Initiative - Summer 2010
      • Eight Week Intervention Program for Preschool Children Prior to Kindergarten Entry
    • Increasing Access to Financial Assistance for Early Education and Care - Discussion and Potential Vote
    • Early Literacy Proposal- Discussion and Potential Vote
    • Training of Regional Staff in Environmental Rating Scales - Discussion and Potential Vote
    • Information and Referral: Call Center Proposal- Discussion and Potential Vote
  • Alignment of Assessment and Instructional Practice - Discussion and Potential Vote
  • Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) - Discussion
  • 2010 Annual Legislative Report - Discussion

Meeting Materials & Presentations


*The Board of Early Education and Care makes up to 30 minutes available for persons in the audience to address the Board on specific agenda items. In order to hear as many speakers as possible, the Board limits individuals to 3 minutes, although written material of any length can be submitted. The Board asks associations or groups to select only one speaker to represent the organization. Those wishing to speak should indicate their intent by filling out the sign-in sheet that will be available during the half-hour prior to the start of the meeting.

Information provided by the Department of Early Education and Care . Created: December 3, 2009; Last reviewed: December 18, 2009.