The Child Care Coordinating Council is governed by the Local Child Care Planning and Development Council (LPC).
The LPC was established on June 4, 1991 in accordance with state law AB 2141 to provide a forum for the identification of local priorities for child care; to develop policies to meet the needs identified within these priorities; and to develops a strategic long range plan for a broad spectrum of child care and development services.
The Council shall consist of at least 10 members: five appointed by the Board of Supervisors and five appointed by the Superintendent of Schools, each for a two year terms. Any representative appointed by necessity of a mid-term resignation shall serve to the end of the two-year appointment period. At least 20% of the membership represent the following categories:
Child Care Providers - persons providing child care services or persons representing child care providers
Child Care Consumers - either a parent or person who has received child care services within 36 months
Public Agency Representatives - persons who represent a city, a county, a city and a county, or a local education agency
Community Representatives - persons who represent an agency or business that provides private funding for child care services, or who advocates for child care services through participation in civic or community-based organizations but is not a child care provider and does not contract with the California Department of Education to provide child care and development services
Discretionary Representatives - persons recommended for appointment at the discretion of the Board of Supervisors and the Superintendent of Schools.
For more information regarding the Nevada County Child Care Council or if you are interested in applying for a seat on the Council please contact Rossnina Dort at or 530..271.0258.
Rossnina Dort, M.A. Ed
Director, Early Education Services
Local Planning Council
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