2014-2015 Meeting Dates:

The Policy,  Research and Communication Committee will meet at 51 Sleeper Street, Boston, MA 02210, from 10:00am until 12:00pm, on the following dates unless otherwise noted.


  • Chair: Joan Wasser Gish
  • Members: Sharon Scott-Chandler, Katie Joyce
  • Ex- Officio Members: Tom Weber - EEC Commissioner
  • EEC Lead Staff: Carol Nolan and Chau Ly


The Policy and Research Committee of the Board of Early Education and Care reviews and monitors both internal and external research to inform the Board's decision making and policy development. The Committee's work aligns and intersects with that of the Fiscal, and Planning and Evaluation Committees of the Board as they work to implement a system to improve and support quality statewide and to offer an array of high quality, comprehensive, and affordable programs designed to meet the diverse, individual needs of children and families.