What is Policy Council?

Early Head Start Policy Council is comprised of parents of enrolled EHS children and community representatives, including a member of the ACES Governing Board. Membership of Policy Council must be 51% parents. The council assists in setting goals, planning programs and approving agency personnel policies and funding requests.


What does Policy Council do?

  • Serves as a link between parents, the ACES Governing Board, EHS staff and community partners

  • Provides parents with the opportunity to participate in policy making or other decisions about the EHS program along with the ACES Governing Board and community partners

  • Reviews and approves personnel policies, as well as staff hiring and changes

  • Assists with the annual self-assessment of the EHS program

  • Approves program plans

  • Helps to develop, review and approve all grant proposals and budget requests

  • Helps to establish procedures for hearing and resolving community complaints, along with the ACES Governing Board


2014-2015 Policy Council Members

Monique Ives

Parent

Denise Leavy

Parent

Vincent Loffredo

ACES Governing Board Representative

Skye Paisley

Vice-Chairperson

Kristen Peck

Community Representative

Brenda Veiasco

Parent

Kamika Vereen

Chairperson

Amy Waterman

Community Representative


Policy Council reports monthly to the ACES Governing Board. These reports are part of the ACE Governing Board meeting minutes.

2014-2015 MEETING AGENDAS & MINUTES

2013-2014 MEETING AGENDAS & MINUTES

2012-2013 MEETING AGENDAS & MINUTES

2011-2012 MEETING AGENDAS & MINUTES

2010-2011 MEETING AGENDAS & MINUTES