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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Rate Increases For Early Education And Care Programs.

Massachusetts was recognized for having the most accessible health care and is ranked third for Pre-K through 12th grade education.

Video Showcase UMass Boston’s Post Master’s Certificate Program in Early Education: Video One | Video Two

The Children's Behavioral Health Initiative

EEC 5 Year Strategic Plan.

Educator and Provider Support (EPS) Current Fact Sheet and PowerPoint to EEC's Policy and Research Committee.

FABULOUS Resource for Educators and Parents

EEC QRIS Webinar Series

Zero to Three Fellowship Program

STEM Activity App Starts Today!

Supporting Learning Differences and Development of Children with Special Needs

Read Wheelock Blog on the new Pre-K STE Standards


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What is Council on Accreditation (COA)?

COA's accreditation standards and three distinct, yet interrelated, recognition processes were specifically developed for programs of every size and capacity to assist them in supporting their continuous quality improvement and long-term sustainability. They are:

Programs that have been providing after school care for at least six months may participate in any of these three stand-alone options which are incremental in terms of evidence required and are designed to give every program an opportunity to participate in the growing national movement to recognize high performing after school programs.

COA's After School Standards represent a merging of NAA's standards and COA's 8th Edition Standards, and include three different sections of standards: After School Program Administration (ASP-AM), After School Human Resources (ASP-HR), and After School Programming and Services (ASP-PS). The Administration Standards cover practices related to continuous quality improvement, financial management, risk prevention and management, and ethical practice. The Human Resources Standards address recruitment and selection, training and professional development, support, and supervision. The Programming and Services Standards set forth additional recommended practices for working with children and youth in out of school time. Programs will complete all three sections of standards. Taken together, these standards represent a set of practices that support quality programming and promote positive outcomes for children and youth.


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