Early Learning Hub Workgroups

Early Learning Hub Investment Committee

Appointed Membership – Develops Early Learning Hub policy and practice for investment with a focus on service to priority populations. For more information visit the Investment Committee Page.

Early Learning Hub Equity Committee

Advisory to Early Learning Hub in developing and implementing equitable policy and practice to reduce disparities in Early Learning outcomes. For more information visit the Equity Committee page.

Upcoming Meeting Dates: TBD

Partners for Young Children (PYC) - Deschutes County

Partners for Young Children is the partnership of Early Childhood Committee Programs that meets quarterly to network, coordinate services and activities for children and families of Deschutes County. For more information please visit here.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

All meetings are from 10:30 – 12:00 at HDESD Manzinita Building 1212 NE 5th St., Redmond

September 9, 2019

December 9, 2019

March 9, 2020

June 8, 2020

Crook County Early Childhood Committee

Crook Early Childhood Committee is the partnership of Early Childhood Programs that meet every other month to network, coordinate services and activities for children and families of Crook County.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

September 10, 2019

November 12, 2019

January 14, 2020

March 10, 2020

May 12, 2020

All meets are from 12:30 – 2:00 at Crook County Human Services 422 NW Beaver St., Prineville

Jefferson County Early Childhood Committee

Jefferson Early Childhood Committee is the partnership of Early Childhood Programs that meet every other month to network, coordinate services and activities for children and families in Jefferson County. For more information visit here.

All meetings are held at the Jefferson County Public Health Offices and will be from 12:00 – 1:30

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

September 16, 2019

Pathways from Developmental Screenings to Services

Stakeholder meeting to develop pathways and follow-up to developmental screening referrals to services for children. For more information about this project click here. Upcoming meeting date December 2, 2019 12:00 – 3:00 COCC Redmond RTEC 209.

Universal Home Visiting

Central Oregon is an early adopter to the new Universal Home Visiting Program, visit here for more information.

Latino Success Initiative

Partnering with Latino families to ensure access to information and resources to close gaps in outcomes for Latino students. For more information visit their website.

Upcoming meeting dates:

All meetings are from 3:00 – 4:30 at HDESD 2804 SW Sixth St., Redmond on the third Thursday of September, November, January, March and July.


Home Visiting Coordination

Networking and collective work on coordinating all aspects of home visiting across the early age continuum in Central Oregon.

Upcoming meeting dates: Meets quarterly – TBD

Regional P-3 Design Team

Regional cross-sector leadership team that utilizes Design Thinking concepts to innovate change in the P-3 continuum of services. For more information visit http://schoolready.org/

Oregon’s Early Learning and Kindergarten Guidelines – English

Oregon’s Early Learning and Kindergarten Guidelines – Spanish

Upcoming Meeting Dates each meeting is from 10:00 – 12:00

September 19, 2019

November 21, 2019

January 16, 2020

January 17, 2020 (Design Day)

March 19, 2020

May 8, 2020

May 21, 2020 (Design Day)

TRACES Community Action Teams

Three work groups for the Trauma, Resilience and Adverse Childhood Experiences Initiative: Policy and Practice, Workforce Training and Community Education. For more information visit http://tracesco.org/


COHC Milestones to Health and Education (Formerly Kindergarten Readiness)

Three focus areas, Literacy Access to Services and Social and Emotional Learning. For more information visit their website.

Meetings are the third Friday of every other month from 10:30 – 12:00 January, May and September are in Redmond at the Redmond Early Learning Center 2105 W Antler and November, March and July meetings are in Bend 1340 NW Wall St (Ponderosa Room).

Childcare Resource Advisory Board

Quarterly advisory board to workforce training, SPARK implementation and barriers to access to child care.

Next Meeting TBD

Mothers and Babies

Mothers & Babies is an interactive program with lessons and activities proven to promote healthy mood, bonding with one’s baby, and strategies for coping with stress. The Mothers & Babies Program can be delivered to pregnant women and new parents individually in one-on-one visits or in a group setting.

More info here


Central Oregon Regional Health Assessment Enhancement (PDF)

RHA Expansion Data Tables (PDF)

The above document focuses specifically on children, youth and families and describes a variety of health and education topics, as well as social and economic factors, that influence long term health and educational outcomes. The following report is a snapshot of the health of the region’s children and families at a point in time. It digs a little deeper and builds upon the 2016-2019 Regional Health Assessment developed by the Central Oregon Health Council. The document includes information for Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson Counties and was developed with data, input and information from the wide variety of sources, community-based organizations and community partners.

Other Data Resources