It is our hope to keep you educated and informed so that you may vote for and speak out for issues affecting our countysí children. Becoming aware of specific issues facing our young Santa Cruzans and their families is the first step.
Raising of America: The Cost Benefit Equation explores the economics of investing in high-quality early care and preschool. Watch the video.
Watch Jon Stewart on Head Start
(Topic begins at 3:15.)
The Early Years, a presentation to Inside Education on 9/17/14
The Santa Cruz County Child Care Planning Council is comprised of up to 30 members appointed by the County Board of Supervisors and the Superintendent of Schools.
Members include parents, community members, educators, child care professionals and child care advocates.
Interested in becoming a member?
View an orientation to the Child Care Planning Council. (requires PowerPoint)
View the Santa Cruz County Child Care Planning Council Membership Grid (as of September, 2014).
View the Child Care Planning Council Organizational Chart (2014/15)