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Early Childhood Education

The Marin County Office of Education is committed to supporting quality early care and education in Marin County.   It offers several different programs as part of this effort. 

2017-2018  Professional Development Calendar

ECE Quality Improvement Project

The ECE Quality Improvement Project supports preschool programs whose children feed into the ten Pre K-3 elementary schools. 

Key elements of the Early Childhood Education Quality Improvement Project are:

  • Research
  • Social Emotional Development and Cultural Proficiency
  • Parent Engagement and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation
  • CLASS Data
  • Curriculum Alignment
  • PreK Alignment Activities
  • Demonstration Classrooms
  • Leadership Development

ECE Quality Improvement Professional Development Stipends Project

Early  Care and Education staff are encouraged to continue their education and professional development through  AB212 - a teacher stipend program. AB212 Enrollment Period is May - September 30.

Marin County Child Care Commission

The Marin County Child Care Commission serves as the state-mandated local child care and development planning council.  The Commission is responsible for leading the community in planning and establishing a comprehensive, high quality child care system in Marin. 

 Pre-K3 - Early School Success 


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Raquel Rose
Assistant Superintendent                 415-499-8891

Carol Barton, MPA
ECE Project Coordinator                 415-499-8808 Direct

Tanya Myers, MA
ECE Project Consultant                   415-491-6609 Direct

Ericka Erickson, MPA
Local Planning Council Coordinator  415-499-8827 Direct  

Michele Ryan                                        ECE Assistant Project Consultant 415-491-6696 Direct

Kimberly Chandler
Senior Admin to Early Childhood  415-499-5889 direct