Presentation on theme: "Board of Early Education and Care EEC Legislative and Budget Reporting Requirements February 10, 2009."— Presentation transcript:
Board of Early Education and Care EEC Legislative and Budget Reporting Requirements February 10, 2009
Discussion Overview Review EEC Reporting Requirements M.G.L Chapter 15D System Capacity Study (Outside Section) FY 2009 State Budget, Line-Item Language Compliance Plan 2
M.G.L. Chapter 15D Reporting Requirements (On-Going/Annual) Five Year Master Plan Comprehensive recommendations on the development of a coordinated system; Goals and standards for the Department Annual Report Progress on implementation of Five-Year Master Plan and on achieving the overall goals in the statute; Specific requirements include reporting on: implementing UPK, reducing preschool suspension and expulsions, developing behavioral health indicators, use of fines and sanctions, etc. Workforce Development Plan Develop and annually update implementation plan for a workforce development system designed to support the education, training and compensation of the early education and care workforce 3
System Capacity Report (One-Time, Due 12/15/08) Report shall assess the current and potential capacity of the early education and care system to: 1) enhance quality of early education and care; 2) provide multiple points of entry; 3) deliver comprehensive services; 4) decrease expulsions rates; 5) foster collaboration and coordinate resources (including linkages to human service agencies, ESE and local school districts); 6) undertake school readiness assessments and program evaluations; 7) maximize resources for professional development; and 8) reestablish trial court child care program. The report must also include: 1) a review of the existing local and regional organizational structures and recommendations to achieve the most effective coordination to enhance the quality of services; and 2) recommendations relative to any legislation necessary to support or authorize such plans. 4
FY 2009 State Budget Line-Item Reporting (One-Time, Due 2/16/09) Line-Item (3000-1000) – Administration Requires a report on the status of the Departments programming in the following areas: Core Competencies; Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS); Alignment of rates and quality standards; Implementation of UPK; Alignment of classroom based quality enhancement grants; Consistent implementation of accreditation assistance; Professional development needs; and Preschool suspensions and expulsions, frequency of mental illness or behavioral issues/effective intervention strategies. 5
Compliance Plan Consolidated EEC Annual Report Five Year Strategic/Master Plan Annual (Progress) Report Workforce Plan FY2009 Line-Item Reporting Requirements (3000-1000) February/March 2009:P&E Committee Review and Discussion March 10, 2009: Board Review and Vote March 15, 2009:EEC Submits Report System Capacity Report February – April 2009:P&E Committee Review and Discussion June 9, 2009: Board Review and Vote June 15, 2009:EEC Submits Report 6
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