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Council Committees

The Early Learning Council currently has four standing Committees and one Ad Hoc Committee. Their charges and application information are listed below and all applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the committees are full. At that time, we will keep your application on file to fill any future vacancies. Click on the committee names below for more information about the committee, how often they meet, and the latest materials. Please contact Alyssa Chatterjee at alyssa.chatterjee@state.or.us if you have any questions.

NEW COMMITTEE 

Spark/QRIS Revision Ad Hoc Advisory Committee
The Spark/QRIS Revision Ad Hoc Advisory Committee is charged with advising the Early Learning Council on the issues, challenges, successes and priorities related to revising the Spark/QRIS standards, processes and supports. This committee will convene for the next 12-16 months throughout the Revision process.

Committee is now full. We are not longer accepting applications.
Apply for the Spark/QRIS Revision Ad Hoc Advisory Committee / Para información en español, prima aquí / Информацию на русском языке можно получить здесь

STANDING COMMITTEES

Best Beginnings Committee
The Best Beginnings Committee is charged with advising the ELC on the issues, challenges, successes and priorities related to serving at-risk families who are pregnant and/or have children aged 3 years old or under. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, defining a set of core prenatal through age 3 priorities for the ELC in accordance with the strategies and tactics adopted in the 2015-2020 strategic plan. The committee also serves as the Advisory Committee to the Healthy Families Oregon program, as required by Healthy Families America and the standards for this program.
Apply for the Best Beginnings Committee / Para información en español, prima aquí / Информацию на русском языке можно получить здесь

Child Care and Education Committee
The Child Care and Education Committee (CCEC) is chartered to advise the ELC on the issues, challenges, successes and priorities related to affordable, quality child care and early education programs in Oregon, to provide outreach and act as a liaison between citizens and the ELC through community forums and surveys to engage parents, early care and education providers and union representatives and to prioritize outcome based policies for child care and early education issues related to quality, affordability and system coordination. The CCEC also serves as the Rules Advisory Committee for the Early Learning Council.
Apply for the Child Care and Education Committee / Para información en español, prima aquí / Информацию на русском языке можно получить здесь

Equity Implementation Committee
The Equity Implementation Committee is chartered to advise the ELC on the issues, challenges, successes and priorities related to underrepresented and at-risk children and families, as defined in the Early Learning Council Equity Subcommittee Report (2015). The subcommittee is responsible for identifying the implementation process for the recommendations provided by the ELC Equity Subcommittee and Subcommittee Report.
Apply for the Equity Implementation Committee Application / Para información en español, prima aquí / Информацию на русском языке можно получить здесь

Measuring Success Committee
The Measuring Success Committee is chartered to advise the Early Learning Council on the issues, challenges, successes and priorities related to measuring the success of the early learning system and ensuring equitable outcomes for all children, including but not limited to the Early Learning Hubs. You can review the Committee Charter here.
Apply for the Measuring Success Committee / Para información en español, prima aquí / Информацию на русском языке можно получить здесь

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