- Department of Early Education and Care
The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) is holding a public comment period to solicit public input, in accordance with M.G.L. c. 30A, on the proposed revised child care licensing regulations, subject to the approval of the final regulations by the Board.
EEC’s proposed changes to licensing regulations include:
(1) modify educator qualifications and professional development requirements, and take other administrative measures to improve the ability of programs to hire qualified educators while maintaining the health and safety of children; and
(2) issue policies and requirements pertaining to the prevention of serious illnesses, contagious diseases, and reportable diseases, including a requirement for personal protective equipment to be used in programs. The emergency regulations also change the date by which educators need to renew their CPR certifications.
Public Comment Dates: 9/1/2021-9/30/2021
EEC will accept comments on the proposed regulations until 5:00 p.m., September 30, 2021.
Submit comments via e-mail to email@example.com
or by mailing to:
Thomas B. Myers, Acting General Counsel
Department of Early Education and Care, Legal Unit
50 Milk Street, 14th Floor
Boston, MA 02109