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The New Mexico Early Childhood Strategic Plan 2021-2024

Uploaded January 2021

The New Mexico Early Childhood Strategic Plan continues and answers the work in the Early Childhood Needs Assessment (completed in 2019). This Plan charts out key Goals, Objectives, and Actions to meet the identified needs, plus Measures to track progress. Taken together, New Mexico’s Needs Assessment and Strategic Plan provide a detailed view of the early childhood landscape and a comprehensive strategy for moving forward.

Florecer, ECECD’s 2022-2027 Strategic Plan

Uploaded September 30, 2022

Florecer, ECECD’s 2022-2027 Strategic Plan, has six main components: improving school readiness, building family and community engagement, fostering strong government-to-government relationships, aligning the early childhood ecosystem, ensuring organizational excellence, and improved transparency through the visualization and use of actionable data.

We are proud to share with you Florecer, our five-year plan for making that better future a reality.

2022

New Mexico Head Start State Collaboration Office Needs Assessment 2022

April 22, 2022

Head Start and Early Head Start are a vital part of New Mexico’s early childhood education and care system, providing free, federally funded programs to improve school readiness for children from low-income families. The 2022 New Mexico Head Start State Collaboration Office Needs Assessment focuses on federal priorities for collaboration, while also recognizing program responses to the strains that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to place on low-income families with young children.

New Mexico Indian Education Newsletter: Cradle-to-Career

This newsletter provides new Leadership with an introduction to the respective education agencies as well as providing all Tribal Leadership with updates while highlighting the collaboration amongst the three agencies and alignment between the State and Tribes on education efforts. In this edition, we highlight significant education legislation in the 2022 legislative session, information on each agency’s fiscal year 2022 operating budget, and agency programs.

New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department Annual Outcomes Report

The New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department (ECECD) is pleased to present its inaugural Annual Outcomes Report documenting the first full fiscal year since the Department launched in July 2020.

2021

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Indian Education Semi-Annual Government-to-Government Summit

2021 Report 

New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department Advisory Council Final Report and Recommendations

The recommendations developed by the Advisory Council will impact the development of ECECD’s policies and practices and will be implemented wherever possible.

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Understanding the Cost of Quality Child Care in New Mexico: A Cost Estimation Model to Inform Subsidy Rate Setting

Prenatal to Five Fiscal Strategies

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    The New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department Four-Year Finance Plan 2023-2026

    The Early Childhood Education and Care Department engaged Prenatal to Five Fiscal Strategies
    to lead the finance plan process, including the development of fiscal models for revenue, service
    planning and expenses, across all elements of the new Department, engagement with stakeholders
    and the development of the four year plan.

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    Statewide Infant Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Report and Three-Year Plan

    IECMH Consultation will promote, respond, and preserve the mental health and well-being of New Mexico’s babies, infants and toddlers by developing and deploying a knowledgeable and competent IECMH Consultation workforce. 

    2020

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    New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department Transition Committee

    Final Report and 18-Month Action Plan