Mayor Lovely A. Warren convened the Early Learning Council in response to Governor Cuomo’s proposal to expand New York State’s pre-K program.
The Council is tasked with leading public discussion about the challenges and opportunities inherent in educating Rochester’s youngest and most vulnerable students. They will report on the status of Rochester’s current pre-K program, recommend program and policy changes to improve Rochester’s pre-K program and lobby for federal and state pre-K funding.
The Council is comprised of early childhood experts, business leaders, funders, practitioners and parents.
The Early Learning Council will conduct meetings from noon to 1 p.m. on March 27; May 15; May 29; June 12. Meetings will be held at City Hall, Room 309-A, 30 Church St. and are open to the public.
The Council will host public hearings on April 15 and May 1 in City Council Chambers of City Hall.Those wishing to speak must sign up by 5 p.m. the day prior to the hearing. Call 428-6856 to sign up. Speakers will be given three minutes to speak