Board of Early Education and Care Meeting
September 13, 2011


Welcome and Comments from the Chair

Comments from the Secretary

Comments from the Commissioner

Statements from the Public*

Routine Business:

  • Approval of June 14, 2011 Board Minutes - Vote
  • Ratification of FY2012-2013 CCDF Plan
  • Board Committee Reports

Items for Discussion and Action:


  • Early Learning Challenge Grant Proposal - Discussion
  • Quality Rating and Improvement System Update - Discussion
  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Continued Initiatives - Discussion
  • State Advisory Council (SAC) Needs Assessment Study - Update
  • Understanding the Learning Needs of Young Children: Formative Assessment for Quality and Child Outcomes - 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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Last updated: September 16, 2011.