South Carolina First Steps Board of Trustees

August 18, 2017 – 11 a.m.

The Inn at USC

888-537-7715, Participant Code 52045398#

A g e n d a

 

1. Call to Order/Quorum Call

2. Welcome/Introductions                                   

3. Approval of Minutes of June 16, 2017           

4. Consent Agenda:

ACTION ITEM:

Ratify Actions of the Executive Committee/Early Head Start Governance Council

 

5. Chairman’s Report – Ken Wingate

 

6. Committee Reports:

 

6a. Legislative Committee – Senator Gerald Malloy, Chair

 

6b. Finance and Administration – Judith Aughtry, Chair

INFORMATION ITEMS:

Financial Update

FY17 Audit Entrance Letter from Greene, Finney & Horton, LLC.  

 

6c. Program and Grants Committee – Jennifer McConnell, Chair

ACTION ITEM:

(Debate adjourned from June 16, 2017) Evidence-Based Program Requirement

 

6d. Strategic Planning and Evaluation Committee – Alexia Newman, Chair

                               

6e. Early Head Start Governance Council – Roger Pryor, Chair

INFORMATION ITEM:

Early Head Start Monitoring Results – February 2017

 

7. Interim Director’s Report Julia-Ellen Davis

– Update on First Steps 4K  Martha Strickland

– Update on Early Head Start – Rebecca Brown

– Update from the Equity and Diversity Workgroup – Debbie Robertson

 

8. Executive Session to Discuss a Personnel Matter

 

9. Closing RemarksKen Wingate

 

 

Next meeting: September 14, 2017 (11 am – The Inn at USC)