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Public Hearing on Seattle Preschool Program Implementation Plan Wednesday

City of Seattle
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 3/17/2015

Public Hearing on Seattle Preschool Program Implementation Plan Wednesday

Seattle City Council’s Education & Governance Committee, chaired by Council President Tim Burgess,will host a public hearing on the Seattle Preschool Program (SPP) Implementation Plan this Wednesday morning.  The Plan details the operational specifics of the SPP, including program evaluation, provider and student selection processes, application procedures, staff education supports, and instructor compensation, among other topics.

Each member of the public will have up to two minutes to address the committee, and public comment sign-up sheets will be available at 9:15 a.m.  Prior to the public hearing, which is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m., the Committee will hear from a researcher who studied early learning best practices in other cities, review Council staff’s analysis of the Implementation Plan, and hear from a panel of existing preschool providers. The committee will meet to further discuss the proposal on April 1 at 9:30 a.m.

WHAT:
Public Hearing on the Seattle Preschool Program Implementation Plan

WHEN:
9:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 18 (Public Hearing begins at approximately 11:00 a.m.)
Committee Agenda

WHERE:
Seattle City Hall
Council Chamber, Second Floor
600 4th Ave., Seattle 98104

WHO:
Seattle City Councilmembers
Public

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