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North Carolina Child Care Commission Third Quarter Meeting and Public Hearing

The North Carolina Child Care Commission will hold its Third Quarter Meeting on Monday, February 8, 2021 by WebEx beginning at 9:00 a.m.  A public hearing will also be held during this meeting on proposed rule amendments to 10A NCAC 09 .2828 and .3013 and fiscal note.. The agency has proposed edits to Rule .2828 to provide clarification for the self-study/self-assessment requirement beginning at the two- point level in program standards. The self-study/self-assessment must be completed for any family child care home provider who is applying for two or more points in the program standards. The agency also proposes amendments to Rule .3013 to increase the education and training requirements for NC Pre-K teachers and assistants.

The public hearing will begin at 12:00 p.m. Comments will be accepted through March 16, 2021 and may be submitted by email to [email protected] or by mailing Dedra Alston, Division of Child Development and Early Education, Administration Section, 2201 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-2200.


The public is invited to join the meeting as an attendee by clicking the link below:

How to Make a Public Comment


If you wish to share a comment in writing, you may do so in 1 of 3 ways.

  1. Send your comment in an email to [email protected] no later than March 16, 2021.
  2. Send your comment via US Postal mail to Dedra Alston, Division of Child Development and Early Education, Administrative Services Section, 2201 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-2200. Mailed comments must be postmarked no later than March 16, 2021.
  3. Type your comment in the Q&A function of the Child Care Commission’s WebEx Public Comment Hearing (Monday, February 8th at 9:00 am).

If you are submitting written public comment, the Commission asks that you provide (not required) your name and the facility/type of facility/organization that you are representing.

If you wish to share a comment verbally, through the web conference, please do the following:

  1. In order to speak online, you must connect to the meeting through a computer or tablet.  DCDEE is unable to open audio lines if a commenter’s connection is through a phone line (either mobile or land).
  2. Use the “raise hand” function in the WebEx room & wait to hear your name, to be called upon to speak.
  3. The raise hand function is indicated by the hand symbol and is located on the bottom right of the screen. Click this symbol once, and your interest in speaking with be indicated to the conference online moderator. Speakers will be asked to speak and unmuted in the order in which they indicated their interest.
  4. When you begin your comment, please identify yourself. Please state your name as well as your associated facility and type, or agency/organization so the group can be aware of who is speaking.
  5. Please speak slowly and clearly. Please try not to talk over another speaker.





2201 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-2200
919-814-6300 | 1-800-859-0829 (In State Only)
[email protected]


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