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.
2/28/2017Strategic Plan
  The Office of Early Childhood (OEC), a state agency created in 2013, envisions a Connecticut where all young children are safe, healthy, learning and thriving. The OEC’s hope is that each child is surrounded by a strong network of nurturing adults who deeply value the importance of the first years of a child’s life and who have the skills, knowledge, support and passion to meet the unique needs of every child. To help us achieve our vision, the OEC will be creating a 4-year strategic plan to guide our work over the coming years.
1/13/2017OEC Legislative Update – January 11, 2017
10/3/2016Prevention Partnership for Children
  Meeting calendar for 2016/2017