[R2R-OR] Early Learning Council: new members

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Mon Jul 9 16:17:25 PDT 2012

Hello! As you know, sweeping education reform outlined in SB 909 and HB 4165 included the Ready to Read Grant program in the new early childhood system being managed by the Early Learning Council. Therefore, you may be interested to know the new members of the Early Learning Council. In addition to the original nine members<http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2011/09/gov_john_kitzhaber_appoints_me.html>, the following people will be joining the Early Learning Council to make a total of 19 members. These new members were selected to fulfill the requirements of the federal Head Start Act Sec. 642B. (b)(1)(A-C)<http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ohs/legislation/HS_act.html#642B>. Previously these requirements were fulfilled through the Early Childhood Matters Advisory Council, which expired June 15, 2012.

New Early Learning Council members:

1.       Vikki Bishop, Early Childhood Education Program Manager, Confederated Tribes of the Grande Ronde

2.       Kim Williams, Director of North Central ESD Early Education

3.       Harriet Adair, PhD, Regional Administrator, Portland Public Schools

4.       Nancy Latini, PhD, Deputy Superintendent, Oregon Dept. of Education

5.       Lynne Saxton, Executive Director, Christie Care-Youth Villages of Oregon

6.       Jim Tierney, Executive Director, Community Action Team

7.       Dana Hargunani, MD, MPH, Child Health Director, Oregon Health Authority

8.       Eva Rippeteau Chavira, Political Coordinator, Oregon AFSCME

9.       Dell Ford, Oregon Head Start Collaboration Director

10.   Kara Waddell, Administrator, Oregon Child Care Division

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528

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*         Original nine ELC members: http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2011/09/gov_john_kitzhaber_appoints_me.html

*         Head Start Act section pertaining the committee and its membership: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ohs/legislation/HS_act.html#642B

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