Board of Early Education and Care Meeting
December 14, 2010

Please note - the December 14, 2010 EEC Board meeting will be held at:

Worcester Technical High School
1 Skyline Drive
Worcester, MA 01605


Welcome and Comments from the Chair

Comments from the Secretary

Comments from the Commissioner

Statements from the Public*

Routine Business:

  • Approval of November 9, 2010 Board Minutes - Vote
  • Board Committee Reports
    • Policy and Fiscal
    • Planning and Evaluation
    • Research & Outreach Committee
    • Ad Hoc Committee on Board Operations
  • Advisory Council Report

Items for Discussion and Action:

  • Infant Toddler Rate Increase - Discussion and Vote
  • Alignment of National Common Core Standards with Preschool Learning Guidelines/Frameworks in Partnership with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education - Discussion and Vote
  • Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) - Discussion and Vote
  • The Role of Out of School Time Programs in Closing the Achievement Gap - Panel Discussion
  • Placement Regulations - Discussion and Panel Discussion

*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.

Meeting Materials & Presentations: