Department of Early Education and Care (EEC)

Amy Kershaw 

The Department of Early Education and Care's mission is to support the healthy growth and development of all children by providing high quality programs and resources for families and communities.

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About the EEC

The Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) was formed in 2005, making Massachusetts the first state in the nation to have a state-level department focused wholly on early education and care. EEC’s vision is that children, youth, and families reach their full potential now and in the future.

About the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC)

Amy Kershaw


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50 Milk St., 14th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-5002


Main Office (617) 988-6600
EEC Contact Center (617) 988-7841


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