Board of Early Education and Care Meeting
May 11, 2010
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

EEC Northeast Office
360 Merrimack Street, Building 9, Third Floor
Lawrence, MA 01843


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

Routine Business:

  • Approval of April 6, 2010 Board Minutes - Vote
  • Approval of Fiscal Year 2011 Board Meeting Schedule - Discussion and Vote
  • Board Committee Reports
    • Policy and Fiscal
    • Planning and Evaluation
  • Advisory Council Report (April 9, 2010 Meeting)

Items for Discussion and Action:

  • Readiness Centers, Saeyun Lee, Executive Office of Education - Discussion

  • FY 2011 Budget Update - Discussion

  • Statewide Advisory Council (SAC) Grant Application - Discussion and Vote

  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

    • Proposed Change to Intervention Program for Preschool Children Prior to Kindergarten Entry - Discussion and Vote
    • Professional Development and Development of a Statewide Strategy to Increase Higher Education for Limited English Proficient Early Educators - Discussion and Potential Vote
  • Universal Pre-Kindergarten - Discussion and Vote

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 .
Last updated: May 14, 2010.