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A70195C3121EA4B8872588BD00670A25 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For UPDATES FROM THE DEPT. OF EARLY CHILDHOOD

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
Date Sep 14, 2022      
Location SCR 352



Updates from the Dept. of Early Childhood - Committee Discussion Only


12:45:29 PM  
The committee came
back from lunch. Michael Cooke, Early Childhood Transition Director, introduced
herself, Dawn Odean, Universal Preschool (UPK) Program Delivery Director,
and Grace Kretschmer-Tran, UPK product owner in person, as well as Jonathan
Sibray, OIT IT director remotely.
12:47:54 PM  
Ms. Kretschmer-Tran started the presentation which can be found here: https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/4._cdec_presentation.... She started by giving an update on the universal preschool application, matching applications to providers, deferred acceptance and priority score, and provider experience with updates since April's meeting. Additionally, there was information given about families and providers relationships and survey results from local coordinating organizations.
12:54:18 PM  
Ms. Kretschmer-Tran
continued her presentation, sharing information on the universal preschool
program prototype. She touched on questions that will be asked and the
provider ranking feature user flow in the BridgeCare test website.
12:57:47 PM  
The committee gave comments and asked questions regarding licensing processes, if demographics could lead to a child getting denied or accepted, and matching the child within the system.






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