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  • UPDATED: Child Care and Development Fund State Plan 2019-2021 Open for Public Comment

    Notice of Public Hearing and Comment: The Child Care and Development Fund State Plan maps Oregon’s response to federal requirements under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014. The state plan serves as the application for Child Care and Development Fund allocations and provides descriptions of, and assurance about, the State’s child […]

  • New Drinking Water Advisory for Vulnerable Populations Applies To: Vulnerable Populations of the City of Salem, City of Turner, Suburban East Salem Water District, and Orchard Heights Water Association

    Applies To: Vulnerable Populations of the City of Salem, City of Turner, Suburban East Salem Water District, and Orchard Heights Water Association Does Not Apply To: Healthy individuals over 6, Keizer, Private drinking water wells Results from water quality samples received Wednesday morning (June 6, 2018) indicate that cyanotoxins are present in the City of […]

  • DRINKING WATER ADVISORY LIFTED: SAFE FOR ALL RESIDENTS

    The City of Salem has lifted its water advisory for Salem, the City of Turner, Suburban East Salem Water District, and Orchard Heights Water Association. Analysis of drinking water samples collected Wednesday, May 30 and Thursday, May 31 confirm toxin levels are below Health Advisory Levels, and the water is safe to drink for all […]

  • Salem drinking water contaminated, children shouldn’t drink tap water

    DO NOT DRINK THE TAP WATER – MAY 29, 2018 INFANTS, YOUNG CHILDREN, AND OTHER VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS Applies to City of Salem, City of Turner, Suburban East Salem Water District, and Orchard Heights Water Association https://www.cityofsalem.net/Pages/drinking-water-advisory.aspx   WHY IS THERE AN ADVISORY? Low levels of cylindrospermopsin and microcystin (cyanotoxins) have been found in treated drinking […]

  • Child Care and Development Fund State Plan 2019-2021 Open for Public Comment

    Notice of Public Hearing and Comment: The Child Care and Development Fund State Plan maps Oregon’s response to federal requirements under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014. The state plan serves as the application for Child Care and Development Fund allocations and provides descriptions of, and assurance about, the State’s child […]

  • Public Comment Closing: Licensed Child Care & Regulated Child Care Facilities

    Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: The extended the public comment period for permanent administrative rules relating to licensed and regulated child care facilities is closing on Monday, May 21, 2018 Registered Family 414-205 (5.1.18 Update) Registered Family Rulebook Draft (Tables Included) Certified Family 414-350 (5.1.18 Update) Certified Family Rulebook Draft (Tables Included) Certified Center 414-300 (5.1.18 Update) Certified Center Rulebook Draft (Tables […]

  • Public Hearing Scheduled & Public Comment Extended: Licensed Child Care & Regulated Child Care Facilities

    Notice of Proposed Rulemaking & Public Hearing: The Early Learning Council has extended the public comment period until May 21, 2018 for permanent administrative rules relating to licensed and regulated child care facilities. A public hearing has been scheduled for May 15, 2018: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 6:00pm (members of the public who wish to provide testimony […]

  • 2018 OREGON CHILD CARE MARKET PRICE STUDY IS NOW AVAILABLE

    Oregon Child Care Market Price Study The Market Price Study identifies child care prices and geographic distribution of these prices across the state as well as examines geographic patterns in the prices charged by facility by age of child served, type of care, and pricing modes (hourly, monthly, etc). 2018 Oregon Child Care Market Study […]

  • Rule Revision: Licensed Child Care & Regulated Child Care Facilities

    Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: The Early Learning Council will begin rulemaking to adopt permanent administrative rules relating to licensed and regulated child care facilities. ORS 329A directs the Early Learning Council to adopt administrative rules relating to licensed and regulated child care facilities to ensure the health and safety of children in care. The Notice […]

  • Rule Revision: Repeal Special Populations & Migrant Seasonal Farm Workers Programs

    Oregon Administrative Rules – Oregon Department of Education, Early Learning Division OAR Chapter 414, Division 150 Special Populations Program OAR Chapter 414, Division 400 Migrant Seasonal Farmworker Child Care Program The Early Learning Council will begin rulemaking to repeal rules for the Special Populations and Migrant Seasonal Farmworker Child Care programs as these programs have […]