Happy Holidays to all and read on to see a glimpse of what is happening for ECE this New Year!!

Jean Goulart

Happy Holidays to all and read on to see a glimpse of what is happening for ECE this New Year!!

NAEYC Public Policy Forum, Washington D.C.

Decide now to join the California Team headed to Washington, D.C. for the NAEYC Policy Forum on February 24-26, 2019. Don’t wait! Reserve your airline early for the best flight rates. For NAEYC official registration code, contact California Team Leader Fran Chasen at fran.chasen@gmail.com.

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California's 2019 Early Education Assembly Bills

Visit the CAAEYC Public Policy webpage at www.caeyc.org for legislative updates on bill status of watch, support or oppose. The webpage includes committee contact information, committee member biographies, how to join the committee and workgroup and be our guest protocol for call meetings.

Here are California's New Early Education Assembly Bills Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) announced aimed at providing Universal Preschool for California's children.

  1. AB-123: Early childhood education: state preschool program: transitional kindergarten: access: standards.
  2. AB-124: Preschool Facilities Bond Act of 2020.
  3. AB-125: Early childhood education: reimbursement rates.

Read the initial bill text and offer input to Jean Goulart, Chair Public Policy Committee at bundleofjoy.jean@att.net

CAAEYC Public Policy Platform and Priorities 2018

A New Year and legislative cycle are here at our Capitol and for our CAAEYC Public Policy committee’s advocacy work. Each year we review our association’s platform and priorities. Please take a moment to review as member input is always appreciated.

Public Policy Goals [pdf]


Join us! Public Policy conference call meetings are the second Monday of the month from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Email Jean Goulart at bundleofjoy.jean@att.net for agenda, phone number and passcode.

NAEYC Policy Forum, Washington, D.C., February 24-26, Sunday-Tuesday. Consider being on our team to Washington! Contact CA Team Leader Fran Chasen at fran.chasen@gmail.com.

Save the Date for Early Learning Advocacy Day (ELAD) in Sacramento, California on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

The Public Policy Committee will have an active presence at the CAAEYC Annual Conference in Santa Clara, April 11-13, 2019: Public Policy Advocacy Sessions, HUB Booth, One-on-One Appointments with a Licensing Program Analyst from the Community Care Licensing Division and in the Center for Social Change.