The Policy Council is made up of elected Parent Committee members. In addition to making recommendations to the board on programmatic needs, the council and committees provide an opportunity for parents to lead. Our objective is not to create leaders but to allow parents to demonstrate the leadership abilities they already possess. EHS staff are intentional in building the confidence of parents, and in helping them realize the impact they have in their own homes, neighborhoods and communities.
The number of Policy Council Members and Alternates* each Center and Home Based elects is determined based on the number of children the center serves.
*Alternates may attend all Policy Council meetings, trainings and events, but do not vote except in the absence of one of their center’s Policy Council Members.
2017-2018 PROGRAM YEAR POLICY COUNCIL MEMBERS:
Little Lambs Family Learning Center (Fredericksburg, TX):
Hailey Weaver (Community Rep)
Family Learning Center at San Antonio College (SAC):
Family Learning Center at South San Filadefia Church (SSFC):
Naomi Rodriguez (Homebased Representative)
Tony Medrano (Alternate)
Family Learning Center at Stafford:
Valeria Torres (Homebased Representative)
Sandy Davila (Alternate)
Jessica Ruiz (Alternate)
Family Learning Center at Tynan:
Additionally, each center or Home Based may elect a Community Representative. A Community Representative is not an Early Head Start parent, but is a member of the local community. They may have experience with Center for New Communities programs, Early Head Start, or local resources and services. (For example: past EHS parents or a member of another organization’s advisory board.)