SANTA FE — Wednesday, the State of New Mexico officially launched the Early Childhood Education and Care Department (ECECD).
The agency will oversee prenatal-to-five programs, including home visiting and early intervention, family nutrition, early childhood special education, early Head Start and Head Start, and early pre-K and pre-K.
“Today is a milestone — years of work from dedicated advocates brought us to this point, and now our work begins,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said. “With incredibly experienced and diverse leadership, with the unyielding support of
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