Early Childhood Cabinet

The CT Early Childhood Cabinet’s purpose is to develop a high-quality, comprehensive system of early childhood education among the wide array of early childhood programs in the state (including Head Start, child care and School Readiness). The CT Early Childhood Cabinet plays a key role in advancing the integration of services to young children and families.


The cabinet brings together leaders and advocates from across the state. It includes members from state government, higher education, child care, nonprofit and community organizations, and Connecticut families. See a list of our current members.


Upcoming meetings

February 29, 2024
In person with Zoom Option
Room 310, Capitol

Topic: CT Early Childhood Cabinet 

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Past meetings

November 8, 2023ECC Agenda
September 13, 2023ECC Agenda
ECC Minutes
ECC Meeting Recording
May 3, 2023ECC Agenda
ECC Meeting Minutes
ECC Meeting Recording
February 15, 2023ECC Agenda
ECC Meeting Recording
November 9, 2022ECC Agenda
August 17, 2022ECC Presentation (August 17, 2022)
ECC Meeting Notes
ECC Agenda
May 11, 2022ECC Presentation (May 11, 2022)
ECC Meeting Recording
ECC Meeting Notes
ECC Agenda
November 10, 2021ECC Presentation (November 10, 2021)
ECC Meeting Recording
ECC Agenda
May 20, 2021ECC Presentation (May 20, 2021)
October 18, 2018ECC Minutes (October 18, 2018)
April 20, 2018ECC Agenda (April 20, 2018)
December 15, 2017ECC Agenda (December 15, 2017)
ECC Minutes (December 15, 2017)
April 20-27, 2017ECC Agenda (April 27, 2017)
ECC Minutes (April 27, 2017)
January 20, 2017ECC Agenda (January 20, 2017)


The CT Early Childhood Cabinet started as the Early Childhood Education Cabinet in 2005. It was reformed in January 2010 and designated as the State Advisory Council specified in the Head Start Act of 2007. The Cabinet was given its current name during the 2014 legislative session.

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Last updated February 23, 2024