Board of Early Education and Care Meeting
March 10, 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 February 10, 2009 Board Minutes - Vote
  • Board Committee Reports
    • Program and Policy
    • Fiscal and Budget
    • Planning and Evaluation

Items for Discussion and Action:

  • EEC Consolidated Legislative Report -- Presentation, Discussion and Vote

  • EEC Child Care Regulations Reform -- Update on Public Comment and Discuss Implementation Plan

  • FY2010 Grant Planning -- Presentation and Discussion

  • Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA

Meeting Materials & Presentations:

Meeting Minutes


*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: March 10, 2009; Last reviewed: March 10, 2009.