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March 2014 SAC Meeting Agenda

Agenda for the March 2014 meeting of the California State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care (SAC).

California State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Conference Room 3601
Sacramento, CA 95814

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

This teleconference meeting was rescheduled for Monday, April 14, 2014.
Council Members

Pete Cervinka, Co-chair
Debra McMannis, Co-chair
Nancy Bargmann
Magdalena Carrasco
Julian Crocker
Sydney Fisher-Larson
Mark Friedman
Katie Johnson
Natalie Woods Andrews

MEETING AGENDA

The purpose of the conference call is to discuss and draft recommendations to the Governor
regarding funding and rates, administrative simplification, and staffing education
and professional development.

Item 1: Welcome and Introductions — 9:00-9:10

Council Co-Chairs Pete Cervinka, Program Deputy Director, Benefits and Services, California Department of Social Services and Debra McMannis, Director, Early Education and Support Division, California Department of Education

Item 2: Funding and Rates — 9:10-9:45

Pete Cervinka, Program Deputy Director, Benefits and Services, California Department of Social Services

Item 3: Administrative Simplification — 9:45-10:20

Debra McMannis, Early Education and Support Division, California Department of Education

Item 4: Staffing Education & Professional Development — 10:20-10:55

Sydney Fisher-Larson, Professor, Early Childhood Education College of the Redwoods

Item 5: Topic(s) and Schedule for Future Meetings — 10:55-11:00

Pete Cervinka

*** ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING ***

Please note: This council was named the Head Start and Early Learning Advisory Committee when originally designated by Governor Brown. It is now referred to as the State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care.

THE ORDER OF BUSINESS MAY BE CHANGED WITHOUT NOTICE

Public comment is taken on each agenda item. If you wish to speak, place your name on the sign-in list. Prior to making your comments, please state your name for the record and identify any group or organization you represent. Depending on the number of individuals wishing to address the commission, the chair may establish specific time limits on presentations.

Materials available for this meeting are posted on the State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care Web site no later than the Monday preceding the meeting. Any person who wishes to request this notice or other meeting materials in an alternative format, requires translation services, or needs any disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, which would enable that person to participate at the meeting, must make that request at least seven days prior to the meeting date to Samantha Takeuchi (contact information below).

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY

Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in a meeting or function may request assistance by contacting Samantha Takeuchi, 1430 N Street, Suite 3410, Sacramento, CA, 916-324-2896, stakeuchi@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Mary Murray Autry | mautry@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-9884
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