HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3461        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 553

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Alice Hanlon Peisch

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to high quality early educators.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Michael J. Soter

8th Worcester

Tricia Farley-Bouvier

3rd Berkshire

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Kenneth I. Gordon

21st Middlesex

Jay D. Livingstone

8th Suffolk

Stephan Hay

3rd Worcester

James M. Kelcourse

1st Essex

Andres X. Vargas

3rd Essex

Ann-Margaret Ferrante

5th Essex

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Brian W. Murray

10th Worcester

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3461        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 553

By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 553) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the development of early education and care career incentives and opportunities.  Education.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act relative to high quality early educators.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Not later than December 31, 2019, the department of early education and care shall develop an early education and care career ladder. The department shall file a report to include: (i) a copy of the career ladder, and (ii) recommendations for linking professional development and educational credentials to increased compensation and leadership opportunities in the field of early education and care.

The report shall be filed to the Joint Committee on Education not later than December 31, 2019.