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 Placer County Child Care Council (LPC)

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 Welcome

The Placer County Local Child Care and Development Planning Council (LPC) was established in 1991 in accordance with state law AB 2141 to provide a forum fo​​​r the identification of local priorities for child care.    

The Placer County Child Care Council information found on this site should provide you with the information and resources you are looking for.   If you don't find the information you need, our staff is available to assist.

 Information

 Overview

Placer County Local Child Care and Development Planning Council (LPC)

The Placer County Local Child Care and Development Planning Council (LPC) was established in 1991 in accordance with state law AB 2141 to provide a forum for the identification of local priorities for child care; and to develop policies to meet the needs identified within these priorities.  

The Council is comprised of 20 members who represent consumers of child care, child care providers, public agencies and community members. Members are appointed by the County Board of Supervisors and the Placer County Superintendent of Schools. The California Department of Education provides funding for the work of the Council, which includes the following:

​Conduct Local Needs Assessment:  identify and plan for child care and development services based on the needs of families in Placer County.​

  • Advocate for the needs of families in the County with respect to early care and education.
  • Promote public participation in the planning process.
  • Support the existing child care infrastructure by coordinating services that are locally available.  Foster partnerships designed to meet local child care needs.
  • Serve as a forum to address the child care needs of all families in the community and all child care programs.
  • Advise the Board of Supervisors and Board of Education with respect to the early care and education needs of families in Placer County.​​

The Placer County Child Care Council meets on the third Thursday of January, March, May, September and November from 3:00 pm-4:30 pm at the Placer County Office of Education Nobili Room, located at 365 Nevada Street, Auburn.

For additional information regarding the Placer County Child Care Council or if you are interested in applying for a seat on the Council please contact Darcy Roenspie, Program Administrator at: 916.740.1641 or Email.

 Key Dates

​Below are the upcoming Council meeting dates. Please check this site from time to time to learn about any required meeting dates.  ​

2018-2019 Council Meetings Dates:

  • Thursday, January 17, 2019
  • Thursday, March 21, 2019
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019

 Agendas and Minutes

​Below are the Agendas and Minutes from our Placer County Council meetings. You can view these documents on the screen or download them to view later. 

Agendas:

Minutes:

 FAQ's

WHAT AGE DOES MY CHILD NEED TO BE TO ATTEND STATE PRESCHOOL?

Placer County Office of Education, Early Childhood Education offers preschool programs for three and four year old children that prepare children for school success.​​​

WHERE ARE STATE PRESCHOOL​ PROGRAMS OFFERED? 

Placer County Preschool Programs are available in Auburn, Colfax, Kings Beach, Lincoln, Rocklin and Roseville.​

WHAT WILL MY CHILD BE LEARNING?

State Preschools have structured preschool programs that include areas of learning for Math, Literacy and Letters, Science, Music, Art, Outdoor play and more.​​​

 Event Spotlight

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Off to a Good Start!

Off to a Good Start!
The year prior to kindergarten is an excellent opportunity to set the foundation for a child’s transition to kindergarten. Join Gail as she shares tips, tools and resources that will help children start out strong. Giveaways to include take home bags, children’s books, resource books for teachers and manipulatives. Don’t miss this opportunity!​​

 Quotations

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“The best education is not given to students; it is drawn out of them." 

― Gerald Belcher​