Your browser does not support JavaScript!
Skip to main content

Committee Meetings

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Orange County Child Care and Development Planning Council has committees that work to accomplish Council responsibilities.  Members of the community are welcome to participate in committee work actively.

Committees are created by the Council to accomplish the work of the Council.
Committees thoroughly study and debate the issues charged to them and make
recommendations to the Council on policy and actions to be taken by the Council.


For more information on any committees or how to attend a committee meeting, please email OCChildCareCouncil@ocde.us​ or call 714-966-4386.

Meeting Matrix 22-23 w_Zoom Links Rev 10.18.22.pdf

(meeting location(s) to be provided on each agenda 72 hours before the meeting)

Steering Committee​ (**Governance​ Committee)

The Steering Committee shall consist of the Council Chair, Vice-Chair, and Second Vice-Chair, and the Chairs or Chairs' designees of all standing committees. The OC Board of Supervisors Liaison and the Superintendent of Schools Liaison, and the County Child Care Coordinator.

PURPOSE is to provide leadership and continuity to the Council and Council Committees.  
Provide fiscal oversight and accountability. Develop legislative positions for the Council concerning broad-based child care and development issues to guide the Council’s advocacy agenda and action, including positions on legislation. When the Council approves positions on legislation, the Council advises the Orange County Board of Supervisors and the County Superintendent of Schools
of those positions. Council legislative activities are then conducted according to Board and Superintendent legislative guidelines.

Meets the first Wednesday of the month, as listed below - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.​
January 4, 2023
March 1, 2023
May 3, 2023​


Strategic Planning and Evaluation (Governance Committee*)

PURPOSE is to review Council's vision, mission, values, goals, and mandates. Addresses the issues of affordability, accessibility, and availability of child care.

Meets the second Thursday of the month, as listed below - 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
9.8.22 Strategic A​GENDA (cancelled)
10.13.22 Strategic AGENDA.pdf
January 12, 2023
February 9, 2023
March 9, 2023
May 11, 2023


Workforce Development (Program Committee**)
PURPOSE is to help retain early and expanded learning professionals throughout the county; promote professional growth.

Meets the second Wednesday of the month, as listed below - 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
February 8, 2023
March 8, 2023
May 10, 2023


Inclusion Collaborative​ (Program Committee**)

PURPOSE is to ensure equal access to high-quality inclusive programs for all children and provide support, training, and resources.

Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month, as listed below - 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.​
November 29, 2022
January 24, 2023
March 28, 2023
May 23, 2023


Membership (Program Committee**)

PURPOSE is to identify and recruit a diverse pool of qualified applicants.

Meets the third Tuesday of the month, as listed below - 9:30  a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
December 20, 2022
February 21, 2023
April 18, 2023
June 20, 2023


*Governance Committees deal with the operations, policies, and decision-making of the Council.
**Program Committees are composed of as many members as necessary to carry out the work of the committee effectively.​