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October 2017 SAC Meeting Agenda

Agenda for the October 25, 2017, meeting of the California State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care (SAC).
Important Notice
Please note: Beginning with this meeting, the State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care will be going "paperless". The handouts for this meeting are available on the October 2017 Supplementary Materials Web page.
California State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care
California Department of Social Services

744 P Street, Auditorium, Room 9-02-205
Sacramento, CA 95814

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
9 a.m. – Noon

Council Members
  • Mark Friedman, Chair
  • Natalie Woods Andrews
  • Ann Louise Bonnitto
  • Sydney Fisher-Larson
  • Kim Johnson
  • Sarah Neville-Morgan
  • Michael Olenick
  • Richard Winefield

Meeting Agenda

The order of business is approximate and subject to change.

Item 1: Welcome and Introductions
Item 2: Federal and Legislative Updates
  • Debra Brown, Division Director, Government Affairs Division, California Department of Education (CDE)

  • Marguerite Ries, Federal Policy Liaison, Government Affairs Division, CDE

Item 3: Quality Counts California (formerly Quality Rating and Improvement System)
  • Cecelia Fisher-Dahms, Administrator, Quality Improvement Office, Early Education and Support Division, California Department of Education

  • Erin Dubey, Administrator, Early Learning and Healthy Development Office, First 5 California
Item 4: Career Lattice
  • George C. Philipp, Senior Program Associate, WestEd E3 Institute
Item 5: Early Education and Support Division Update
  • Sarah Neville-Morgan, Director, EESD, CDE

  • Guadalupe Romo-Zendejas, Administrator, Policy Office, EESD, CDE

Item 6: Comprehensive Approach to Early Learning in California
  • Richard Winefield, State Advisory Council Member
Item 7: Efforts to Expand Access to Local Level
  • Angie Garling, Coordinator of Alameda County Early Care and Education Planning Council

  • David Silver, Education Director for Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf

  • September Jarrett, Executive Director of San Francisco Office of Early Care and Education
Item 8: California Workforce Registry
  • Elise Crane, Program Manager, California Early Childhood Education Workforce Registry

  • Kimberly Hall, Evaluation and Learning Manager, First 5 Los Angeles

  • Fiona Stuart, Program Director, Child Care Alliance Los Angeles
Public Comment will be heard following each item above.
Next Meetings:

Please note: The 2018 State Advisory Council Meeting dates have been changed to the following:

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Adjournment of Meeting

The Order of Business May Be Changed Without Notice

Public comment is taken on each agenda item. 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.

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 the Early Education and Support Division, 1430 N Street, Suite 3410, Sacramento, CA, 916-322-6233.

Questions:   Early Education and Support Division | casac@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Monday, October 16, 2017
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