This page covers the Department of Early Education and Care's requirements related to Background Record Checks.
Early education and care programs and teachers play an important role in fostering young children's learning and healthy development.
The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) provides child care financial assistance for families in need. In order to be eligible for funding, you and your family must meet certain requirements. You may be placed on waiting list if funding is not immediately available.
The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) provides grants and other funding opportunities to support program development and quality.
EEC works with local Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (CCR&Rs) to help make sure that early education and care programs are accessible to families in need.
The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) developed MA QRIS to improve the quality of early education and care programs.
Head Start promotes school readiness of children under 5 from low-income families through education, health, social, and other services.
Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) Research and Reports
A full listing of the laws, regulations, and policies in place to ensure the highest standards of quality in Massachusetts' early care facilities.