Early Childhood CouncilJan. 13, 2021

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Versión en español a continuación. Early Childhood Council Meeting January 13, 2021 Early Childhood Council meeting to be held 1/13/2021 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (1/12/2021 by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the Early Childhood Council Meeting, members of the public must: •Email or call the board liaison at Rachel.Farley@austintexas.gov or 512-663-2792 no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The following information is required: speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, email address and telephone number (must be the same number that will be used to call into the meeting). •Once a request to speak has been made to the board liaison, the information to call on the day of the scheduled meeting will be provided either by email or phone call. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start time in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to Rachel.Farley@austintexas.gov by noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If the meeting is broadcast live, it may be viewed here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live (Note, the Early Childhood Council meetings are not broadcast live.) Reunión del Early Childhood Council 13 de enero del 2021 La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (12 de enero antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los miembros del público deben: • Envíe un correo electrónico o llame al enlace de la junta en Rachel.Farley@austintexas.gov o al 512- 663-2792 a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). Se requiere la siguiente información: nombre del orador, número (s) de artículo sobre el que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutral, dirección de correo electrónico (opcional) y un número de teléfono (debe ser el número que se utilizará para llamar ). • Una vez que se haya realizado una solicitud para hablar con el enlace de la junta, la información para llamar el día de la reunión programada se enviará por correo electrónico o por teléfono. • Los oradores deben llamar al menos 15 minutos antes del inicio de la reunión para poder hablar, no se aceptarán personas que llamen tarde y no podrán hablar. • Las oradoras esperarán en una fila hasta que llegue el momento de hablar. • Los folletos u otra información pueden enviarse por correo electrónico a Rachel.Farley@austintexas.gov antes del mediodía del día anterior a la reunión programada. Esta información se proporcionará a los miembros de la Junta y la Comisión antes de la reunión. • Si la reunión se transmite en vivo, se puede ver aquí: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live (Esta reunión no se transmite en vivo.) EARLY CHILDHOOD COUNCIL JANUARY 13, 2021, 8:30 A.M. VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING AGENDA CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first five speakers who register to speak no later than noon the day before the meeting will be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES from November 17, 2020, meeting 2. PRESESNTATION a. Parent Voice and Parent Leadership Initiative- Paola Silvestre Porras, Director Family Pathways, United Way for Greater Austin 3. NEW BUSINESS AND POSSIBLE ACTIONS a. Chair Updates – Cathy McHorse i. Planning for setting ECC 2021 goals ii. Email template for sharing ECC information with appointing Council office iii. State legislative updates b. Topics to bring to Joint Inclusion Committee c. Next meeting of Community Engagement Work Group (January 26, 3:30-4:30 p.m.) a. Austin Child Care Relief Grant b. COVID-19 child care and schools response update 5. STAFF BRIEFING FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Rachel Farley, Program Coordinator, Austin Public Health, at 512-972-5093 or email: Rachel.Farley@austintexas.gov, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Early Childhood Council, please contact Rachel Farley, Program Coordinator, Austin Public Health, at 512-972-5093 or email: Rachel.Farley@austintexas.gov.