oec: Collaborations and Initiatives
Collaborations and Initiatives

8/21/20172017 School Security Competitive Grant Program
  We are pleased to notify you of the release of the 2017 School Security Competitive Grant Program. This third round of the competitive grant program is a component of Public Act 17-68 and is jointly administered by the State Department of Education (SDE), Department of Construction Services (DCS) and the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DESPP/DEMHS). Under the law, ten percent of the funds available under this program shall be awarded to eligible Non-Public Schools, including eligible licensed child care centers or preschools that have received threats.
3/3/20172016 Accountability Report
  The Office of Early Childhood (OEC) is pleased to submit its second Annual Early Childhood Accountability Report to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to education and appropriations, per Section 8 of Public Act 14-39 Section 8.
1/13/2017OEC Legislative Update January 11, 2017