Board of Early Education and Care Meeting
May 10, 2011

Springfield College
Fuller Arts Center
Hickory Street at Wilbraham Avenue
Springfield, MA 01109

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Welcome and Comments from the Chair

Comments from the Secretary

Comments from the Commissioner

Statements from the Public*

Routine Business:

  • Approval of April 12, 2011 Board Minutes - Vote
  • Board Committee Reports
    • Policy and Fiscal
    • Planning and Evaluation
    • Research & Outreach Committee
  • Advisory Council Report


Items for Discussion and Action:

  • CCDF State Plan 2012: Public Comment Period - Vote
  • Early Childhood Resource Centers - Discussion and Potential Vote
  • Career Ladder Review and Professional Qualifications Registry Update - Discussion
  • State Advisory Council (SAC) Birth to Eight Community Planning - Discussion
  • Strategic Communications: Early Education and Care Messaging - 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.

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Information provided by the Department of Early Education and Care .
Last updated: May 12, 2011.