Local Early Childhood Advisory Council asking for community reps


Staff report



GREENVILLE — The Council on Rural Services…programs for innovative learning, your local early childhood education provider for Head Start and Early Head Start, needs interested community representatives to join the early childhood advisory council.

This group has the task of reviewing program design for quality standards that result in improved outcomes for young children from birth through age 5. The advisory council is made up of program parents as well as members of the community. They review grants, participate in program evaluations, provide insight into local needs, and serve as a liaison to the community in sharing the value and necessity of early education services. As a member of this early childhood advisory council, you will also influence continued services of health, nutrition and parent involvement; all of which increase a child’s readiness for school.

If you live or work in any of the following counties (Auglaize, Champaign, Darke, Greene, Logan, Miami, Preble, Shelby and Van Wert) served by the Council on Rural Services, call Skye Roberts at 937-778-8220 or email to sroberts@corsp.org about an application. Monthly meetings are held at A Learning Place in Piqua, the second Tuesday of each month, from 10 a.m. to noon with lunch following the meeting.

Council on Rural Services provides education, support, and volunteer services through programs such as Kids Learning Place, Head Start, Early Head Start, Gateway Youth Programs, Achievement Center for Educational Success, and Community Connectors in the nine county service area, check the web at www.councilonruralservices.org for more information.

Staff report