San Mateo County Child Care Partnership Council
The San Mateo County Child Care Partnership Council takes the lead in planning and advocating for quality care and education for all children in San Mateo County from birth to age fourteen. It is a state-mandated local council under joint auspices of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors and the San Mateo County Superintendent of Schools.
Meetings & LOCATION
The Council website, with current Calendar, Agendas, Strategic Plan, and Membership Roster, is hosted at the SMCOE website. At this link:
The San Mateo County Child Care Partnership Council meets six times per year, at the San Mateo County Office of Education, 101 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City. All meetings are
open to the public. Most meetings are held on the 4th Monday of the month from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Committees meet first (9:00-10:15), followed by the full Council from 10:30-12:00. Once or twice a year, the Council meets on a Tuesday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. to allow for more community participation. For these Tuesday evenings; Committees will meet 5:00-6:00, and the full Council from 6:30-8:00 pm.
|Dave Pine||Co-Chair||n/a||All County|
|Anne Campbell||Co-Chair||n/a||All County|
|Ben Cohn||Member||6/30/2017||North, Central|
|Sarah Poulain||Member||09/30/2017||All County|
|Scott Leslie||Member||6/30/2019||North, Coast|
|Michelle Blakely||Member||09/30/2019||All County|
|Melinda Ramzel||Member||09/01/2011||09/30/2019||South, Central|
|Paul Proett||Member||09/28/2013||06/30/2017||All County|
|Jennifer Rogers||Member||06/30/2018||All County|
|Karen Alden||Member||06/30/2017||All County|
|Jennifer Bernard||Member||09/30/2017||All County|
50% of members appointed by Board of Supervisors, 50% by County Superintendent of Schools; Number of persons to be appointed in each category is four (20% each). Total number of members, including co-chairs, is 22. Co-chaired by a member of the Board of Supervisors and the County Superintendent of Schools. Members include representatives from each region of the county: North, Central, South and Coast
The Council makes decisions on the local distribution of state childcare funding. It /onducts a mandated community - wide needs assessment, followed by a countywide strategic plan for childcare services for all children every/ five years
There are 22 voting members jointly appointed by the County Superintendent of Schools and the County Board of Supervisors
In 1991 the legislature established Local Child Care Planning Councils (LPCs) in every county in California. In San Mateo County, the LPC is known as the Child Care Partnership Council (CCPC). From the beginning, the CCPC was co-chaired by a member of the Board of Supervisors and the County Superintendent of Schools. In 1997, with the advent of welfare reform, the role of CCPC was strengthened through passage of AB 1542 and the implementation of CalWORKS (Education Code, Sections 8499.3 et. seq. and 54744.) This legislation formalized the stakeholders who must make up the Council and mandated specific duties and decisions. The Council is the official advisory body for the San Mateo County Early Learning Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).