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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.

The Council creates committees 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​ or call 714-966-4386.


deal with the operations, policies, and decision-making of the Council and are not open to the community at large.

​Steering 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.

The 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.

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


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


are composed of as many members as necessary to carry out the work of the committee effectively., and are open to the community at large.

Workforce Development (Program Committee**)
The 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.
March 8, 2023
May 10, 2023

Inclusion Collaborative​ (Program Committee**)

The 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.​
January 24, 2023 - cancelled
May 23, 2023