ALAMEDA COUNTY EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION PLANNING COUNCIL (ACECEPC) COMMITTEE & TASK FORCE STRUCTURE
The ACECEPC is made up of 5 Committees, an ad-hoc committee, and two task forces.
Its membership consists of both appointed and general members of the Council. Only appointed members may vote on Council business. All members are encouraged to share their perspectives. ACECEPC Committees and Task Forces report to the Steering Committee members.
Executive Committee: Membership consists of the chairs of each of the committees. Its purpose is to support time-sensitive decision making in between Planning Council meetings and oversee mandated Council work, the strategic planning progress, member recruitment, education, and support. The Facilities Ad-Hoc Committee meets under the Executive Committee umbrella. The Bylaws Task Force also meets under the Executive Committee.
Public Policy: Consists of both appointed and general members. Its purpose is to monitor and develop early care and education legislation, policies and regulations that impact children, families and child care providers. Guides the Council's advocacy agenda and action, including positions on legislation.
Quality Committee: Consists of both appointed and general members. Its purpose is to improve the quality of early care and education of children, birth to five, by considering issues and making recommendations on programs impacting children in early care and education programs, and to ensure that the Council is aware and involved in promoting best practices in all ECE programs.
State Contractors: Consists of both appointed and general members. Its purpose is to bring together state and federally contracted agencies to share information, develop policy recommendations and advocate to retain funding in our County. The Enrollment and Eligibility Task Force meets under this Committee’s umbrella.