Early Care and Education

The Early Learning Hub of Central Oregon, with Early Care and Education partners, are in the process of gathering information to support an updated Early Care and Education (ECE) Strategic Plan.  This ECE plan will help inform strategies aligned with Raise Up Oregon:  Early Learning System Plan and investments from the Student Success Act.

Stewardship Charge and Membership


Central Oregon Timeline


Focus Groups

Early Care and Education and K-12 partners are invited to participate in local focus groups across the Region to share their perspective on strategies to support Kindergarten Readiness, and opportunities to support PreK to School alignment.  

If you would like to register for any of these locations, please click here. We are working on finalizing locations in Bend and will update when those are available.

If you are unable to attend any of the above events please click here to fill out a survey or request a one-on-one or phone meeting.

We are gathering interest in opportunities to expand quality Preschool and Early Head Start programming, if you are interested please click here. 



La Pine – October 22, 2019

5:00 – 6:30

La Pine Parks and Rec

16405 1st St.

La Pine, OR 97739


Sisters – October 23, 2019

5:00 – 6:30

Sisters Park and Rec

Coffield Community Center

1750 W. McKenney Butte Road

Sisters, OR


Bend – TBD