South Carolina First Steps Board of Trustees  

August 18, 2016 – 2 p.m.

The Inn at USC (1619 Pendleton Street)

A g e n d a


1. Call to Order/Quorum Call

2. Welcome/Introductions

3. Approval of Minutes of June 16, 2016

4. Approval of Consent Agenda Action Items:

Ratification of Early Head Start Governance Council Actions

Policy Manual Draft

Community Assessment Draft


5. Chairman’s Report – Ken Wingate

House Legislative Oversight Committee Report –  Rep. James Smith


6. Committee Reports:

6A. Legislative Committee – Senator Mike Fair, Chair


6B. Finance and Administration – Judith Aughtry, Chair


Financial Update

Partnership Grant Agreements

Executive Budget

6C. Program and Grants – Jennifer McConnell, Chair


Update on Conditional Approvals


6D. Strategic Planning and Evaluation – Alexia Newman, Chair


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


Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships Round Two Application

6F. Executive Committee – Ken Wingate, Chair


7. Interim Director’s Report – Julia-Ellen Davis

BabyNet Update

Early  Head Start Update

4K Update


8. Closing Remarks – Ken Wingate