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B-8 Advisors Groundbreaking Ceremony - Shared screen with speaker view
Cellissa Hoyt, Early Learning NH
14:43
love the logo!!!
Christine Brennan DOE
31:30
Hi Everyone! It is great to see you all. Wish we were in person!
Kathy Gray, NH
32:44
I have another meeting at 2:30 so I will need to leave the call early.
Ellyn.M.Schreiber
35:29
Really excited to have you all here to help get this off the ground!
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
36:50
AOK Kathy, thanks!
Lauren Wool
39:19
all families
Jen Buteau
39:21
GENUINE family engagement and voice
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
39:22
I dig the focus on authentic stakeholder engagement
Christine.M.Tappan
39:23
family voice and experience at the forefront
Steve Swanson-LRCS
39:24
Being a part of sustainable change
Julie McConnell, Early Learning NH
39:24
I can dig meaningful engagement with parents that includes active family voices at the table
Lauren Wool
39:24
family voice
Maria Doyle
39:29
A truly comprehensive cross sector effort to assure all children and families thrive
Rhonda Siegel
39:30
I can dig new ways to respond to NH's Families needs
Ardis Yahna, Children Unlimited
39:31
supporting family engagement in carroll county
Christina DAllesandro
39:31
Meaningful involvement of all voices
Mollie - Coos Coalition
39:31
Working to build a coordinate system, emphasis on system
Diane Bolduc
39:32
Coordinated, high level approach to optimizing services to children and parents
Paige Martin
39:33
Equity
Kim McKenney
39:33
Authentic Family Engagement
Kristi Hart
39:34
focus on engaging professionals from all sectors, including families
Christina Lachance
39:35
children and families in the center of all we do
Victoria Sullivan
39:35
Family voice leading to action
Lauren Wool
39:39
parent leadership in meaningful decision making roles
Christine.M.Tappan
39:39
partnering across boundaries
Melissa Silvestri
39:39
The commitment to inclusive family voice
Tessa McDonnell
39:42
providing supports for all aspects of a system
Laurie Foster
39:44
Joining with others to help families share their voice
Dee
39:45
focus group
Ellyn.M.Schreiber
39:45
inclusive involvement, partnership between familis and supports
Cameron M. Switzer
39:46
alignment - inclusivity
Early Care and Education Association
39:46
cross-sector collaboration
Paige Martin
39:46
coordinated systems
Rhonda Siegel
39:46
new ides
Paul Janampa
39:47
family engagement and family decision making
Joelyn Drennan
39:47
Family strengthening and support
Cellissa Hoyt, Early Learning NH
39:49
This is an inspiring time and phase of our work in NH!
Ardis Olson
39:50
all. players at the table
Rhonda Siegel
39:51
new ideas
Kelly Lee, Early Learning NH
39:52
Working Together to toward out goals
Liz Fitzgerald
39:58
systems responsive to community needs
Kathy Gray, NH
39:59
Family engagement and input to the system
Aurelia Moran
40:02
Thriving families
Paige Martin
40:02
investment in early childhood
Ann Auger
40:08
Inclusive family voice that leads to outcomes.
Deborah.L.Dutcher NH
40:08
Great time to rethink family engagement
Joan Izen
40:11
supporting ALL children and families to truly thrive in our state
Christine.M.Tappan
40:21
time constraints
Rhonda Siegel
40:26
Adding something that's repetitive
Early Care and Education Association
40:29
More needs assessments....
Liz LaRose
40:29
Working at cross purposes
Ardis Yahna, Children Unlimited
40:31
more meetings
Ann Auger
40:32
red tape
Victoria Sullivan
40:34
Working without seeing results
Christine.M.Tappan
40:36
duplication of effort
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
40:40
I can't dig duplication or worse, opposition, of efforts
Kathy Gray, NH
40:43
lack of capacity due to open positions
Kim McKenney
40:43
repeating old ways
Steve Swanson-LRCS
40:43
"nothing will every change" mentality
Kevin Stone
40:46
an interest in helping students to succeed
Christine Brennan DOE
40:46
double meetings :(
Joan Izen
40:46
more meetings, slow process
Catherine McDowell
40:46
lack of coordination
Tessa McDonnell
40:46
history of segmentation
Ardis Olson
40:48
big issues why can we do
Sarah Henry
40:51
Silo-ed efforts
Kristi Hart
40:52
only some families will be able to be engaged due to childcare and employment restrictions
Julie McConnell, Early Learning NH
40:54
Effort that is not responsive to realities of changing circumstances on the ground
Maria Doyle
40:59
Cross sector being in name only and instead just another silo
Paige Martin
41:02
Systems that don't work for families
Paul Janampa
41:13
short term unsustainable family engagement
Lauren Wool
41:17
speeding through too quickly to genuinely listen to the needs of families and taking that input seriously.
Jen Buteau
41:18
funding / initiatives that come out to benefit families / systems . . but without the voice / input from families / direct care of what will work
Christina Lachance
46:00
So good to see you, Melissa!!
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
48:19
How lovely to see your little one, Betty!
Betty Gilcris
48:46
change in role and will this be my thank up
Betty Gilcris
49:10
thank you Jackie
Betty Gilcris
51:12
sorry that didn't make sense. I have a little distraction. jackis
Betty Gilcris
51:18
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Betty Gilcris
51:35
thanks
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
51:37
haha, understood, Betty!
Paige Martin
51:54
Nice to "meet" you Melissa! :)
Maria Doyle
51:56
doing great Melissa, Thank you!
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
55:30
Thank you SO MUCH for sharing, Melissa!
Kathy Gray, NH
56:27
Nice to meet you Melissa. Thank you for sharing.
Christine Brennan DOE
56:29
Lets give her a clap! use the reaction button at the bottom thanks
Cellissa Hoyt, Early Learning NH
56:57
Melissa, you are your children's HERO!
Christine.M.Tappan
57:06
Celebrating all those milestones is so important!!
Mimi Creighton O'Connor
57:22
Melissa, thank you for sharing! You are amazing!
Christina Lachance
57:23
You are a rock star, Melissa!! Thank you for sharing your story!
Brenda Guggisberg
57:24
Melissa, You are a brave mom, thanks for sharing your story! You are a hero for other families and children.
Robin deAlmeida
58:02
Melissa, your voice and story of family, community, and resilience are so powerful! Thank you for your bravery and willingness to share.
Ellyn.M.Schreiber
58:13
Thank you for your willingness to share your family's story Melissa. It is so important for us "in the field" to understand just how important it is for services to be coordinated and comprehensive to work for families.
Dee
58:24
Melissa you are role model for so many. Thank you for sharing.
Alexis Hill
58:39
You are amazing!!
Jen Buteau
58:45
Incredible!
Maria Doyle
58:47
Thank you for sharing your story. You did great!
Victoria Sullivan
58:50
Great job Melissa. Thank you for being so brave.
Julie McConnell, Early Learning NH
58:51
Thank you Melissa for sharing your story!!
Cameron M. Switzer
58:52
Thank you for sharing
Cathy
58:56
Thank you Melissa!
Diane Bolduc
59:02
Thank you for sharing!
Susan Gimilaro
59:04
Thank you, Melissa!
Christine Brennan DOE
59:15
Thank you for sharing!! So appreciate you sharing!!!
MaryEllen Schule, Early Learning NH
59:28
Thank you Melissa.
Betty Gilcris
59:40
thank you for sharing, you are a brave lady and have created a rainbow for your family.
Liz Fitzgerald
59:44
Inspirational story. Thanks for sharing Melissa...
Patrice.M.Fredette
59:46
Thank you for sharing your story, Melissa!
Kathy Gray, NH
59:46
Melissa, parents never play a small roll in their children's lives. you are their champion and a great role model.
Susan Amburg
59:55
Melissa, your story is so powerful. Thank you for sharing!
Paige Martin
01:00:48
Thank you for sharing Melissa. I have no doubt that your experience and voice will make a difference for other families.
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
01:01:30
Your leadership helped lead us here, Chris T, and you will be greatly missed!
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
01:06:01
Thank you, Becky!
Mollie - Coos Coalition
01:07:21
Sean Thomas has been a wonderful help with the PDG grant process. Thanks Sean!
Christina DAllesandro
01:07:28
Is there any intention to have outside participation (non department) on the Integration teams?
Christine Brennan DOE
01:07:52
Thanks Mollie
Julie McConnell, Early Learning NH
01:08:53
Sorry to lose you as a visionary partner in this work Chris T.!
Christine.M.Tappan
01:10:32
The focus of the DHHS and DOE integration teams are to internally coordinate our efforts across early childhood more smoothly. We're excited to be able to interact with our stakeholder partners through the other quadrants in the Governance structure.
Christine.M.Tappan
01:11:24
Thanks Julie! It's so hard to go - but my heart is warmed and my confidence high - knowing that all of you will be working to continue to advance our collective efforts.
Maria Doyle
01:11:36
Who is on the EC Experts Group?
Christina DAllesandro
01:12:11
Are the charters for all of the groups posted?
Karen Welford
01:12:54
Just wondering if there will be someone from the Family Support and Strengthening Field on the Experts Group
Christine.M.Tappan
01:13:18
Thanks so much to PIC, NH Family Voices and ELNH for your planning efforts to date!
Liz Fitzgerald
01:13:18
I hope that the EC experts will include representation of all types of childcare providers including homebased, small scale, in low income neighborhoods, etc.
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
01:13:44
Thanks Chris T.!
Katie Brissette, Early Learning NH
01:13:57
Christina the Charters will be posted once they are completed.
Diane Bolduc
01:14:07
I would like to see the EC experts to include FCESS expertise from the field (not just the DHHS staff)
Paul Janampa
01:14:18
are the parents of the group that was previously discussed represent the racial diversity of New Hampshire?
Ellyn.M.Schreiber
01:14:21
The B-8 group focus includes family and community providers. We need everyone's voice!
Christine.M.Tappan
01:15:01
The EC experts group doesn't include DHHS staff. It's all FCESS experts.
Ardis Olson
01:15:43
what is the difference between the keystone and B-88 advisory group. Is the keystone group an executive committee for B-8?
Kimberly Nesbitt
01:15:53
Thank you for your suggestions for representation on the EC Experts. I appreciate your suggestions and will bring them to the group if they are not represented (I can say that to some degree your suggestions are). If you want to send me your ideas in addition to those listed her please email me. Kimberly.nesbitt@unh.edu.
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
01:16:27
Yes, Ardis, the Keystone group is, at present, like an executive committee for B-8 as it is being built
Christina Lachance
01:17:34
Who is part of the keystone group?
Ellyn.M.Schreiber
01:18:08
Do you have the agenda? The group is listed
Melissa Silvestri
01:18:20
I like that, already looks easy to navigate!
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
01:18:20
The Keystone group is on the agenda, Christina - kind of long to type out here :)
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
01:18:50
Great to know, Melissa, thanks
Victoria Sullivan
01:19:19
Trust is huge.
Christina Lachance
01:19:56
Great, thanks!
Ellyn.M.Schreiber
01:20:50
Reciprocal communication is essential in engagement and to the success of this iniative.
Victoria Sullivan
01:22:42
This is the Keystone group: Early Learning NH - Katie Brissette, Jackie Cowell and Kelly LeeParent Information Center - Michelle Lewis and Robin deAlmeidaNH Family Voices - Terry Ohlson-MartinNH DHHS - Ellyn SchreiberNH DOE - Patrice Fredette
Katie Brissette, Early Learning NH
01:23:09
Thank you, Victoria.
Paige Martin
01:25:52
I need to hop off for another appointment - thanks for the opportunity to participate and I look forward to learning more!
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
01:26:00
Thanks Paige!!
Katie Brissette, Early Learning NH
01:26:02
Thanks, Paige!
Liz LaRose, MUW
01:26:20
Thanks Paige! I'll hold the fort for MUW. :)
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
01:27:53
Keystone also includes UNH, DHHS and DOE :)
Mollie - Coos Coalition
01:32:09
Stacey Hardy-Chandler - I like how you think … Aim high!
Kathy Gray, NH
01:55:14
I need to step off this call and go onto another for 2:30.
Katie Brissette, Early Learning NH
01:55:33
Ok, Kathy, thanks!
Christina DAllesandro
01:57:08
Thank. You for thinking of school age children
Maria Doyle
01:59:45
Yes, I think it's important to remember that parents of older children (most) parented someone through early childhood and may be in a better postion to reflect about what would have been helpful and be an important voice for early childhood even tho their children are not currently in it.
Liz Fitzgerald
02:00:57
When thinking about investment, we should be open to all types of investment and approaching business stakeholders or all stakeholders in how to be authentically involved in problem solving and open to investments beyond money that can create systems change.
Diane Bolduc
02:01:09
To Maria's point, children older than 8 may be a source for the child voice.
Maria Doyle
02:01:24
YEs that too
Brenda Guggisberg
02:02:02
I loved that our group mentioned Family Resource Centers as a part of the puzzle!
Ellyn.M.Schreiber
02:05:16
I think regional hubs, particularly FRCs are very important in this "puzzle"
Karen Welford
02:06:23
Hi Ellyn..Congratulations on your new role...and I agree regarding FRCs.
Ellyn.M.Schreiber
02:07:13
Thanks Karen! I am expecting to have an active role with FRCs and look forward to connecting with you.
Dee
02:07:30
in roles: some times people are more comfortable to talk with Doctors/teachers. so we can include their thoughts.
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
02:07:48
Great point, Dee, thanks!
Maria Doyle
02:09:41
Also recognizing that there are community leaders or community "go tos" that can be liaisons to those for whom technology, communication and language, or other issues may be a barrier to being involved.
Paul Janampa
02:11:39
Just brainstorming. For these "go to" community leaders, would there some sort of compensation for their work?
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
02:12:55
Good question, Paul, and one that we will be sure to answer back to all after finding out.
Maria Doyle
02:13:32
I would think that should be considered particularly for those who are no otherwise compensated for their work
Lara Quiroga
02:15:22
Paul and Maria I agree there should be compensation and it should minimally include reimbursement for child care and travel
Melissa Silvestri
02:15:44
I'm sorry, I have to head out for an appt. Thank you for inviting me, it seems everyone I've heard from today is extremely parent involvement oriented. As a parent, that builds the trust! Thanks again!
Tessa McDonnell
02:16:05
Thank you Melissa!
Jackie Cowell, Early Learning NH
02:16:06
Thank you Melissa@
Ellyn.M.Schreiber
02:16:07
I thing strategic and intentional engagement with bidirectional communication with identified representation is essential
Robin deAlmeida
02:16:14
Thank you Melissa!
Diane Bolduc
02:16:18
I think that if we are really interested in getting family voices that we should compensate them for their time
Christina Lachance
02:17:17
Head Start Parent Policy Councils could be great place for us to learn from.
Maria Doyle
02:17:19
Yes compensate them and provide support - orientation, checkin, advocacy training if appropriate,
Paul Janampa
02:17:22
yes to compensation. I'm happy to see that there is agreement to this so far
Diane Bolduc
02:17:40
While the rest of us have to pay for child care and transportation, we are compensated for our time. If their time (voice) is equally important then,...
Liz Fitzgerald
02:19:07
I say yes to compensation and I also think we need to go to the places where families already gather to engage rather than always trying to bring them to places where the "system" decides
Michelle Lewis
02:19:15
We have a statewide family council for PDG and compensate them for their time.
Diane Bolduc
02:20:42
Stacey, I like the point about what hasn't been built - yet. Certainly, with Covid, the State is building the vehicle as it is being driven down the road. and out of necessity,
Diane Bolduc
02:23:08
will the power point be shared?
Mollie - Coos Coalition
02:23:10
Where can we find the meeting notes or recordings for the Council meetings? And info on upcoming meetings>
Betty Gilcris
02:23:28
Thank you and I expect to be more of a presence next time. Sorry about having the distraction.
Dee
02:24:08
Thank you Everyone.
Diane Bolduc
02:24:37
Great start
Mimi Creighton O'Connor
02:24:39
Lots of great info shared! Looking forward to working with you all!
Christina Lachance
02:24:45
Thank you for having me. I look forward to hearing about the B-8 team's progress! Have a great day everyone!
Terry Ohlson-Martin, NH FAMILY VOICES
02:24:56
Betty the child being part of this is very appropriate!!
Liz LaRose, MUW
02:24:58
thank you!
Ardis Yahna, Children Unlimited
02:25:01
Thank you.
Christine.M.Tappan
02:25:03
Thanks everyone!!
Christine Brennan DOE
02:25:07
Thank you everyone!
Julie McConnell, Early Learning NH
02:25:08
Thank you!
Cellissa Hoyt, Early Learning NH
02:25:14
This was inspiring and a great process!
Cathy
02:25:16
Thank you!
Brenda Guggisberg
02:25:19
Thank you for the opportunity to participate!
Claudette Mallory
02:25:27
Thank you!
Betty Gilcris
02:25:44
Thanks Terry, but he was very distracting :)
Katie Brissette, Early Learning NH
02:25:50
www.earlylearningnh.org
Liz Fitzgerald
02:25:53
Thank you. Great potential for NH. I dig it!
Paul Janampa
02:26:07
Who do we contact if we want to suggest potential new members?
Katie Brissette, Early Learning NH
02:26:38
info@earlylearningnh.org
Diane Bolduc
02:26:55
I am very interested in continued involvement.
Christine.M.Tappan
02:27:04
Stacey is my gift to NH!!
Cellissa Hoyt, Early Learning NH
02:27:21
Thank you Chris Tappan for all you have done for us!
Liz Fitzgerald
02:27:33
We would definitely like to have someone from our Regional Coaliton on the Statewide B8 based on time of meetings and hats needing representation we can recommend some people.