2014 Early Childhood and School Readiness Legislative Committee


 

    Report to Legislative Council                      Final Report                

 

Committee Members
Representatives Senators
Brittany Pettersen, Chair Nancy Todd, Vice-chair
Beth McCann John Kefalas
James Wilson Vicki Marble
 
 
Working Groups
Topic Chair
Kindergarten and School Readiness

Representative Jim Wilson

Ruth Aponte, Co-chair

Quality of Early Childhood Workforce

Senator Nancy Todd

Heather Tritten, Co-chair

Early Childhood Collaborative Funding Working Group

Senator John Kefalas

Marie Hueston, Co-chair

Family Support

Reprsentative Brittany Pettersen/Senator Vicki Marble

Jildi Gentry, Co-chair

Mental, Physical, and Behavioral Health

Representative Beth McCann

Barbara Smith, Co-chair

Working group meeting dates will be posted in the 2014 Working Group Schedule below, as they are received.

 
 Staff Contacts:

Lisa Gezelter

Kristen Koehler

Bill Zepernick 

(303) 866-3521

 

2014 Committee Schedule
Meeting Information Time Location
July 14 Agenda Summary 9:00 a.m. HCR 0112
July 28 Agenda Summary 9:00 a.m. HCR 0112
September 2 Agenda Summary 9:00 a.m. HCR 0112
September 22 Agenda Summary 9:00 a.m. HCR 0112

 

2014 Working Group Schedule
Meeting Information Time Location
July 30     Quality of Early Childhood Workforce Working Group 9:00 a.m. HCR 0111
August 27     Quality of Early Childhood Workforce Working Group 1:00 p.m. Qualistar Colorado 3600 Martin Luther King Blvd.
                                                                                                 
August 8 Agenda Summary Early Childhood Collaborative Funding Working Group 9:00 a.m. SCR 356
August 26 Agenda   Early Childhood Collaborative Funding Working Group 9:00 a.m. SCR 356
           
August 11   Summary Family Support Working Group 10:00 a.m. HCR 0112
August 25     Family Support Working Group 10:00 a.m. HCR 0112
           
July 31     Kindergarten and School Readiness Working Group 12:00 p.m. Capitol Basement
August 19           Kindergarten and School Readiness Working Group 9:30 a.m. Capitol Basement
                                                           
August 26 Agenda                     Mental, Physical, and Behavioral Health Working Group     2:00 p.m.

DHS Office

(1200 Federal Blvd.)

 

Staff Memoranda
Date Title/Subject
July 14 Committee Charge
August 7 Child Care Contribution Income Tax Credit

 

Working Group Documents
Title/Subject
Early Childhood Collaborative Funding Working Group - Documents
Working Group Proposals - September 2

 

Reports, Issue Briefs, and Memoranda
Date Title/Subject
July 14 House Bill 13-1007
July 28 Meeting Handouts and Presentations
September 2 Preschool Expansion Grants
September 22 ECSRLC Letter to the Joint Budget Committee

 

Proposed Legislation
Bill Designation Bill Topic Former Bill Designation
Bill A Colorado Works Pass-through Child Support Bill 1
Bill C Increasing Number of CO Preschool Program Students Bill 4

 

Bills Not Recommended To Legislative Council
Bill Designation Bill Topic Former Bill Designation
Bill 3 (Withdrawn)   Early Childhood Educator Scholarships  
 
 
Bills Not Approved By Legislative Council
Bill Designation Bill Topic Former Bill Designation
Bill B Tax Credit For Early Childhood Education Providers Bill 2