oec: Collaborations and Initiatives
Collaborations and Initiatives


2016
11/8/2016OEC is Relocating
10/4/2016Prevention Partnership for Children
  Child abuse and prevention committee
5/24/2016Early Childhood Stakeholder Survey
  As part of work of the Connecticut Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) planning grant, we conducted a needs assessment in 2014-2015, in which you may have participated. We are now closing the loop by bringing back this information to the community and requesting feedback.
5/19/2016Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Innovation Award
  The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood will partner with community experts, institutions of higher education, and professionals in early childhood development and related fields to develop and retain a highly skilled MIECHV-funded home visiting workforce through an innovative video-based intervention designed to address the particular challenges of working with complex, multi-need families.
3/16/2016Quality Improvement System
  The Office of Early Childhood is developing a Quality Improvement System to increase the availability of professional development opportunities and quality support for early childhood programs and providers.
3/11/2016Child Care and Development Fund Plan Submitted to ACF
  The OEC is pleased to announce that the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plan for FFY2016-2018 has been submitted to the Administration of Children and Families (ACF) to meet the March 11, 2016 deadline.
2/11/2016Office of Early Childhood Releases Workforce Plan
  The Office of Early Childhood released a new report, A Plan to Assist Early Education State Funded Providers to Degree Attainment and Increased Compensation, as required by Section 4 of P.A. 14-134. The report addresses degree attainment, early childhood teacher credential, scholarship support, compensation, and retention.
1/21/2016Early Care and Education Unmet Need Report
  The Office of Early Childhood is working towards providing universal access to early care and education opportunities for children birth to age 5.