Board of Early Education and Care Meeting
October 12, 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 September 14, 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:

  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Update - Discussion
  • Review and Alignment of National Common Core Standards with Preschool Learning Guidelines/Frameworks in Partnership with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education- Discussion
  • Infant and Toddler Initiatives - Discussion
    • Birth to School Age Task Force
    • Learning Standards and Guidelines
    • Rate increase
  • FY2012 State Budget - Discussion
  • State Advisory Council (SAC): Dual Language Learners Policy - 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:

Information provided by the Department of Early Education and Care . Created: October 5, 2010. Updated: October 14, 2010.