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Policy Council

Policy Council is a program wide decision making group that meets monthly.  Policy Council reviews and revises policies and procedures that guide Early Head Star’s day to day operations including:  funding applications, budget plans, recruitment, selection and enrollment of eligible children and the hiring/and/or termination of Early Head Start.

The Policy Council actively participates in a shared decision making process with program management. Membership consists of parents of currently enrolled children and community representatives. All members must stand for election or re-election annually.

Policy Council Responsibilities

  • Grant Applications
  • Program Goals
  • Program Planning
  • Program Governing Policies & Procedures
  • Program Evaluation
  • Personnel Policies
  • Staff Hiring & Termination

Meeting Dates

June 8, 2022
July 13, 2022
August 17, 2022
September 21, 2022
October 12, 2022
November 9, 2022
December 14, 2022
January 18, 2023

Policy Council meets at 3:00 pm on second Wednesday of each month. Meetings are held at the Community Action Partnership Early Head Start Center located at 338 SE 1st St in Dickinson, or on ZOOM. To get an item on the agenda, please contact the Director one week prior to the regularly scheduled meeting date or go to the Policy Council Agenda website page.

Policy Council Officers

Chairperson – Andrea Huschka
Vice chair – Stacy Kilwein
Secretary – Courtney Reile
Treasurer – Ashley Keplinger