CCCECE’s public policy efforts are primarily focused on issues and/or policies that affect: 1. early childhood workforce development, 2. California community colleges, 3. large numbers of campus child development programs.
It is important that CCCECE’s small but powerful public policy voice is responsive to the needs of the field.We have developed a process to get information from you our members.If you feel an issue needs CCCECE advocacy Email or contact:
Please include a few notes about the following topics.
·Key content of the issue
·Support or opposition
·Potential impact on other programs
·Information from sponsors and/or authors of the bill, policy or action
·Anticipated positive and negative outcomes of the issues on programs, budgets, and populations
·Recommended CCCECE Board action
Issues will be discussed and action decisions made at the next board meeting unless the Board makes an exception to this process.The Public Policy Chair will coordinate communications about board decisions to the appropriate decision makers. The board may choose from a variety of actions including but not limited to: visiting legislators/decision makers, writing position letters, organizing statewide grassroots efforts, signing on to others’ work, and writing white papers. Public policy framework adopted June 23, 2007