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


2017-2018 Policy Council Members

Amanda Cistulli

Parent - Vice Chair

Betsey Cronin

Community Representative

Monique Hennessey

Parent

Vincent Loffredo

Middletown BOE/Governing Board Member

Johny Lopez

Parent - Chair

Jordan Paisley

Parent

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