Rochester, NY -- Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren is forming an Early Education Commission to support universal Pre-Kindergarten in the city.
The members will have several tasks:
Encouraging local stakeholders to lobby Albany for money, applying for grants for a study of potential enrollment, assessing the supply of pre-K teachers and convening parent focus groups to collect feedback.
The commission will be led by the city's Director of Special Projects, Allen Williams, and the head of the Department of Recreation and Youth Services, Marisol Ramos-Lopez. Other commission members have not been announced.