Board of Early Education and Care Meeting
March 9, 2010
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 9, 2009 Board Minutes - Vote
  • April Board Meeting Date Change - Discussion and Vote
  • Board Committee Reports
    • Policy and Fiscal
    • Planning and Evaluation
  • Advisory Council Report

Items for Discussion and Action:

  • Priority Populations Procurement - Discussion and Vote
  • Commissioner Evaluation - Discussion and Vote
  • Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) - Quality Improvement Grants - Discussion and Vote
  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
    • Overview of ARRA Spending- Discussion
    • Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) Proposal - Discussion and Vote
    • Communications Proposal - 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: March 2, 2010; Last reviewed: March 26, 2010.