Early Childhood Commission

Teacher with preschoolers.

In 2019, the Governor’s Early Childhood Commission was created to:

  1. Support Utah parents and families by providing comprehensive and accurate information regarding the availability of services for children ages six and younger;
  2. Facilitate improved coordination between state agencies and community partners that provide early childhood service;
  3. Share and analyze information regarding early childhood issues in the state;
  4. Develop and coordinate a comprehensive delivery system of services in the areas of familysupport and safety; health and development; early learning; and economic development; and
  5. Identify opportunities for, and barriers to, the alignment of standards, rules, policies, and procedures across programs and agencies that support children in early childhood.

The Commission is comprised of:

  • The lieutenant governor, who serves as chair of the commission;
  • The executive director of the Department of Workforce Services or the deputy director if designated by the executive director;
  • The executive director of the Department of Health or the deputy director if designated by the executive director;
  • The executive director of the Department of Human Services or the deputy director if designated by the executive director; and
  • The state superintendent of public instruction or a deputy superintendent if designated by the
    superintendent.

Schedule and Roster

Meetings

Date and Time Location Agenda Meeting
Minutes
Audio
May 21, 2020
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Virtual January 2019 Agenda July 7, 2017 -  Audio
December 12, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Senate Building, Utah State Capitol
Olmstead Room
January 2019 Agenda January 2018 Minutes July 7, 2017 -  Audio
October 2, 2019
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Senate Building, Utah State Capitol
Olmstead Room
January 2019 Agenda January 2018 Minutes July 7, 2017 -  Audio