Region 10 Interagency Early Intervention Committee (IEIC)
- Promoting positive beginnings by identifying and serving eligible children and their families.
Purpose Of The Committee
- Region 10 IEIC will develop and assure the implementation of interagency policies and procedures so that eligible children ages birth to five and their families are identified and have access to appropriate services and supports.
- Quarterly meetings are held (minimum frequency)
- 1st Q: Summer July-September
- 2nd Q: Fall October-December
- 3rd Q: Winter January-March
- 4th Q: Spring April-June
The dates for the Region 10 IEIC 2015-16 meetings are:
- Tuesday, September 13, 2016
- Tuesday, December 6, 2016
- Tuesday, March 21, 2017
- Tuesday, June 20, 2017
All meeting locations will be noted in the meeting invitations sent to all IEIC members. The meetings will run from 12:30 to 3:00. Outreach sub-committee will meet at 11:o0am.
Membership (Click to see the list)
- Mandated Sector Membership Representation:
- County Human Services
- Early Childhood Family Education Programs
- Head Start
- Parents Of Young Children With Disabilities Under Age 12
- Child Care Resource & Referral
- School Readiness Programs
- Current Service Providers
Additional representatives from:
- Private agencies
- Public agencies
- School nurses
- Other members to be identified by the new Region 10 IEIC.
- COE staff:
- Christian Wernau-RLIF (rep. of fiscal host and LPA)
- Rebecca Tennis Hanson – Regional IEIC Facilitator
Recruitment/ selection of members:
- Determined by the Region 10 IEIC.
Chair and co-chair:
- The chair/chair-elect will be responsible to facilitate the Region 10 IEIC meetings.
- Representatives to the Governor’s Interagency Coordinating Council (2)
Minnesota Help Me Grow
- Some young children need extra help to learn and grow. Help Me Grow provides resources for families to look at developemental milestones, to learn if there are concerns and to take the leand in seeking additional support or in referring their child for a comprehensive, confidential screening or evaluation at no cost. (Minnesota children from birth to five-years-old, if found eligible, can recieve services in their home, child care setting or school. These services are free regardless of income or immigrant status.)Help Me Grow is an interagency initiative of the State of Minnesota (Department of Education, Department of Health and Department of Human Services) partnering with all local service agencies.