The Maryland Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC) is comprised of early childhood educators, policy makers, and community advocates from across the state. The purpose of the ECAC is to coordinate efforts among early care and education programs, conduct needs assessments concerning early childhood education and development programs, and develop a statewide strategic report regarding early childhood education and care.
All dates fall on the first Wednesday of the month from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm.
- Wednesday, May 6, 2020 (10:00am-12:00pm) Agenda l Webinar Recording l Meeting Transcript l Presentation l Readiness Matters
- In order to make our next meeting even more successful we request that you complete a brief survey at https://forms.gle/5jd82ReDvW4mU1GA8. We thank you in advance for your comments and suggestions and we assure that each suggestion will be given consideration so that future meetings will be even more of a success.
- Wednesday, June 3, 2020 (10:00am-12:00pm) Agenda l Presentation
- Wednesday, July 1, 2020 (10:00am-12:00pm) Agenda l Presentation
- Wednesday, August 5, 2020
- Wednesday, November 4, 2020
2020 Meeting Minutes and Supporting Documents:
- Wednesday, February, 5, 2020 (meeting minutes coming soon!)
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
- Preschool Development Grant B-5 Update
- The Roaring 20's: A Look at the FY21 Budget for Early Childhood
- Prenatal-to-Age Three Initiatives Update
- Children Study Their World Curriculum
- MARYLAND EXCELS: The State’s Quality Rating and Improvement System
for child care and early education.
LECAC Request for Proposal
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For more information about the State ECAC, please email: email@example.com
The ECAC Contact List (PDF) provides names and contact information for each member.