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Montgomery County Early Childhood Advisory Council Update. July 11, 2013. The Foundation. Strong Early Childhood community in Montgomery County Early Childhood Comprehensive Plan Leadership in Action Program Universal Pre-K Task Force MCPS Early Success Performance Plan

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the foundation
The Foundation
  • Strong Early Childhood community in Montgomery County
  • Early Childhood Comprehensive Plan
  • Leadership in Action Program
  • Universal Pre-K Task Force
  • MCPS Early Success Performance Plan
  • Ongoing collaboration among MCPS, DHHS, child care providers, non-profit partners
  • Significant support from County Council, Board of Education and County Executive
  • Commitment to highest quality opportunities for all children of the County
building on the foundation leadership seminars
Building on the foundation:Leadership Seminars
  • Provided access to RBA/RBF materials and opportunities to strengthen skills
  • Raised critical issues that must be addressed by the Councils and leadership teams
  • Learned from other counties’ experiences
  • Focused on data and data driven decision-making
  • Set standards for following through on commitments
  • Provided wonderful opportunities to build leadership/steering team
  • Provided time to plan out framework and strategies
current status of the mcecac
Current Status of the MCECAC
  • MCECAC members recruited
  • County Council resolution highlighting formation and work of MCECAC
  • County Executive Order establishing MCECAC
  • Using multiple data sources to focus work of MCECAC
  • Initial meeting, mini retreat and follow-up meetings held
  • Initial work groups established/operating:
    • Needs Assessment
    • Exemplary Practice
    • Community Outreach/Public Engagement
strengths of the mcecac
strengths of the MCECAC
  • Strong relationships in early childhood community already established
  • High level of commitment and knowledge on the part of members – ready to work!
  • Strong program and exemplary practices currently present in the County
  • Coalescing around critical areas of need and possible approaches; noting needs in specific geographic areas; building on successful practice
challenges of the mcecac
Challenges of the MCECAC
  • TIME, TIME, TIME—not enough of it!
  • Wanting to do everything—needing to choose
  • Adding members who represent different perspectives (pediatrician, faith-based community, business)
  • Assuring that parents and caregivers voice is present and informing decisions
  • Assuring that the MCECAC membership leads decision-making
  • Keeping everyone informed and engaged
sustaining the mcecac
Sustaining the MCECAC
  • Next Early Childhood Comprehensive Plan—funding provided through LMB
  • Determining most effective leadership structure
  • Ongoing support from County Council, Board of Education, and County Executive—keeping everyone informed and engaged
  • Maintaining clarity of roles and purpose
  • Staffing/Backbone organization or structure
  • Seeking out long-term funding from local, state, federal and private sources
  • Keeping people energized!
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