Child Care Commission

Staffing

Child Care Commission
Ericka Erickson
Marin County Office of Education
(415) 499-5827

Administered By

Marin County Office of Education

Purpose/Duties

The Marin County Child Care Commission's mission is to lead and support countywide plans and advocacy efforts to ensure access to high quality early care and education services. As the Local Child Care and Development Planning Council, the Commission provides a forum for the identification of local priorities for child care and the development of policies and strategies to meet the needs identified within those priorities.

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Qualifications

No specific qualifications are necessary for appointment. However, state law requires that the Local Planning Council be made up of child care consumers (20%), child care providers (20%), community representatives (20%), public agency representatives (20%), and discretionary (20%).

Term Length

2 years, no more than 4 consecutive terms

Number of Members

20 member Commission; 10 appointed by Board of Supervisors, 10 appointed by County Superintendent of Schools. Of 10 appointees of Board and Superintendent: 2 each designated for consumers of child care and development services, 2 each child care service providers, 2 each community reps., 2 each public agency officials, 2 each At-Large appointments. 2 At Large appointments of the Board of Supervisors must be from (1) Marin City and (2) the Canal area of San Rafael.

Reimbursements For Expenses/Per Diem

Consumer and provider representatives who are licensed family child care providers or center-based teachers may receive a stipend per meeting. Additionally , Commissioners may receive reimbursement for necessary travel and other expenses.

Time and Day of Meetings

Commission meets the first Tuesday of each month except January, July and August, from 3:30-5 p.m at the Marin County Office of Education, 1111 Las Gallinas Ave., San Rafael, CA 94903. For more information please call 499-5889.

How to Apply

Applications may be obtained from the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 329, Administration Building, Marin Civic Center (415-473-7331) or access the Application online.

Members of this Commission.