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UPK Mixed Delivery Workgroup Agenda March 2023

Agenda for the March 23, 2023, meeting of the Universal PreKindergarten Mixed Delivery Quality and Access Workgroup.

Virtual Meeting Information

Time: 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

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Welcome and Previous Session Recap

  • Welcome and Agenda Review
  • Reflect on Workgroup progress to date
  • Public Comment

UPK Mixed Delivery Quality and Access Landscape: What does Quality and Mixed Delivery look like in California?

  • The Workgroup will explore the following overarching questions through a combination of presentations, facilitated discussions, and public comment.
    • What is the current status of quality (both standards and practice) within California's Mixed Delivery Model?
    • What is the current distribution of programs across California and how does this vary across the state?
    • What are the barriers families face in accessing high-quality universal preschool programs (defined by statute as those meeting educational/Title 5 standards) for their three- and four-year old children? How can these barriers be addressed?
  • Public Comment

Close of Meeting

The items indicated on the agenda are subject to change. Public comment will be taken throughout the meeting as indicated above.

These meetings will be recorded and posted to CET. If you need an accessible copy, contact and we will accommodate your request in a timely manner.

More information about the workgroup is available on the UPK Mixed Delivery Quality and Access Workgroup page of the California Department of Education website.

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