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EEC is Soliciting Input for Next Five Year Strategic Plan 

11/18/2019 Department of Early Education and Care

Planning process will continue through March 2020.

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EEC to Expand DCF Short Term Child Care Initiative 

10/30/2019 Department of Early Education and Care

The Short Term Child Care initiative provides temporary, short-term child care during standard business hours for children who are awaiting foster care placement.

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“Choose Safe Places” helps identify sites that are safe from environmental hazards 

10/22/2019 Department of Early Education and Care

The “Choose Safe Places” program helps early care and education programs choose locations that are safe from environmental hazards.

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EEC to Hold Early Childhood Innovation Summit 

9/26/2019 Department of Early Education and Care

The Early Childhood Innovation Summit will cover scaling effective models in early childhood and provide information about the Early Childhood Support Organization initiative that provides supports for workforce and program quality improvement.

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Governor Baker Swears In New Commissioner of Early Education and Care Samantha Aigner-Treworgy 

8/29/2019 Department of Early Education and Care

Governor Charlie Baker today swore in Samantha L. Aigner-Treworgy as Commissioner of Early Education and Care, the lead agency for early childhood programs and services in the Commonwealth.

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New Online Directory of Licensed Early Education and Care Programs 

8/20/2019 Department of Early Education and Care

The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) is excited to announce that there is a new and improved directory of licensed child care programs in Massachusetts on EEC's website.

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Notice of Contract Opportunity: DCF Short Term Child Care - Expansion 

8/01/2019 Department of Early Education and Care

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) are seeking vendors to provide short term child care; the deadline to apply is August 19, 2019

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Board Recommends New Early Education and Care Commissioner 

6/04/2019 Executive Office of Education

The Board of Early Education and Care voted unanimously to recommend Samantha Aigner-Treworgy for the position of commissioner of the Department of Early Education and Care.

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Two Finalists Named for Early Education and Care Commissioner Role 

5/29/2019 Executive Office of Education

The Board of Early Education and Care will interview finalists next week

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Public comment period on proposed amendments to EEC's Background Record Check regulations (606 CMR 14) 

5/24/2019 Department of Early Education and Care

The Department of Early Education and Care is holding a public comment period regarding proposed changes to its regulations.

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Early Education and Care Programs to Receive $7.2 Million in Rate Increases in FY20 

5/16/2019 Department of Early Education and Care

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Baker-Polito Administration Launches New Initiative To Help Grandparents Caring For Grandchildren With Access To Early Education  

5/08/2019 Department of Transitional Assistance

Program is a joint effort of the Department of Transitional Assistance, Department of Early Education and Care, and the Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

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Notice of Contract Opportunity: DCF Short Term Child Care 

3/20/2019 Department of Early Education and Care

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) are seeking vendors to provide short term child care; the deadline to apply is April 9, 2019

Press Release

Early Education and Care Commissioner Tom Weber Plans to Depart at End of Fiscal Year 

3/07/2019 Executive Office of Education

Search for a successor will start immediately

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