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October 26, 2016 SAC Meeting Agenda

Agenda for the October 26, 2016, 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 Social Services

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

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
9 a.m. – Noon

Council Members
  • Mark Friedman, Chair
  • Natalie Woods Andrews
  • Samuel Bersola
  • Ann Louise Bonnitto
  • Pete Cervinka
  • Sydney Fisher-Larson
  • Katie Heidorn
  • Debra McMannis
  • Michael Olenick
  • Marguerite Ries
  • Richard Winefield

MEETING AGENDA

The order of business is approximate and subject to change.

Item 1: Welcome and Introductions
Item 2: Legislative Update
  • Debbie Look, Senior Legislative Advisor, Government Affairs Division, California Department of Education

Item 3: Quality Rating and Improvement System
  • Cecelia Fisher-Dahms, Administrator, Quality Improvement Office, Early Education and Support Division, California Department of Education
Item 4: Challenges of Required Proprietary Tools for QRIS and IMPACT
  • Sydney Fisher-Larson, Professor Emeritus, Early Childhood Education, College of the Redwoods
Item 5: Are You In? Exciting New Research Findings on the Background, Interest in Quality Improvement and Working Conditions of Family Child Care Providers
  • Holli Tonyan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, California State University, Northridge

  • Susan Savage, Ph.D., Director of Research, Child Care Resource Center

Item 6: Minimum Wage Increase Discussion
Item 7: Child Care and Development Block Grant Update
  • Maria Balakshin, Acting Administrator, Policy Office, Early Education and Support Division, California Department of Education

  • Cecelia Fisher-Dahms, Administrator, Quality Improvement Office, Early Education and Support Division, California Department of Education

Public Comment will be heard following each item above.

Next Meetings:

  • Wednesday, January 25, 2017
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017
  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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.

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 the Early Education and Support Division (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 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: Friday, May 17, 2019
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