State Advisory Council Presents Governor Ricketts With Report on Status of Nebraska Early Childhood Programs
Nebraska's Early Childhood Interagency Coordinating Council (ECICC) presented its report on the status of the state's early childhood programs and their recommendations to Governor Ricketts. Recommendations included support for parents and families, a focus on infants and toddlers, building a workforce that's knowledgeable about child development and using coordinated data to make effective decisions.
The ECICC is a collaborative, advisory body comprised of parents, experienced early childhood professionals and state agency representatives. It is charged with informing policies and services that affect the health, well-being and developmental outcomes of young children in Nebraska.