The Great Beginnings Consortium in Marion County has operated as an autonomous coalition of early childhood professionals since 1998. Its mission is to provide a forum for professional networking and development; to recommend policies, priorities, strategies, and evidence-based practices to the Marion County Children and Families Commission; and to provide guidance for the development and implementation of the Early Childhood Plan for Marion County. See below for more information.
Contact the Department of Children & Families at 503/ 588-7975 for more information about the Great Beginnings Consortium. Click here for information on the Great Beginnings and early learning in Marion County.Great Beginnings' meeting minutes & agendasGreat Beginnings Consortium Roster.