Early Childhood Education Archive

January 10, 2014 Meeting

On January 10, 2014, a third Early Care and Education (ECE) Stakeholder meeting was held at the Commission offices in order to continue the discussion of the Appropriate Preparation and Licensing for ECE Teachers. The archived webcast can be accessed here.

The following documents were used or referred to during the meeting:
  1. Meeting Agenda
  2. Meeting Powerpoint
  3. Comparative Summary (ECE in 5 states)
  4. Child Development Permit Matrix
  5. SB 837 (Steinberg) Transitional Kindergarten (TK) For All


November 7, 2013 Meeting

On November 7, 2013, a second Early Care and Education (ECE) Stakeholder meeting was held at the Commission offices in order to discuss the Appropriate Preparation and Licensing for ECE Teachers. Information about the first meeting, held on October 7, 2013, can be found below.

The webcast can be viewed here.

The following documents were used or referred to during the meeting:
  1. Meeting agenda
  2. Powerpoint Slides
  3. Higher Ed Colloquium Principles and Resolutions
  4. Position Statement for Discussion
  5. Water Cooler Quarterly Meeting - Fall 2013: Results of Group Discussions and Live Polling
  6. Content of a Commission Teacher Credential Program
For information about subsequent meetings or activities, refer to this web page or subscribe to the PSD E-News


October 7, 2013 Meeting

On October 7, 2013, an Early Care and Education (ECE) Stakeholder meeting was held at the Commission offices in order to discuss the possibility of an ECE credential and updating the Child Development Permit Matrix. This topic was brought to the Commission in June 2013 and August 2013.  Commission staff members were directed to set up the ECE Stakeholder meeting to gather information. 

16 people participated in this meeting and 2 others were able to view the meeting virtually and participate through email. Anyone may watch the video archive of the meeting.

The following documents were used or referred to during the meeting:

May 9, 2011 Meeting

On May 9, 2011, a stakeholder meeting was held at the Commission on Teacher Credential to bring forth ideas regarding the risks and benefits of approving non-regionally accredited course work for the Child Development permit. This topic [PDF] was brought to the Commission in December 2010. Commission staff members were directed to set up a public meeting to gather information.

Over 80 people participated in this meeting in the Commission meeting room and others were able to view the meeting on their computer at their locations. Watch the video archive of the meeting.

The following are the agenda for this meeting and materials provided by various stakeholder groups who made presentations:


A survey has been prepared to gain participants' feedback. [note: link obsolete]
Updated March 20, 2017