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Alaska Early Childhood Coordinating Council (AECCC)

Purpose

The purpose of the Alaska Early Childhood Coordinating Council (AECCC) is to promote positive development, improved health outcomes, and school readiness for children prenatal through age eight by creating a culturally responsive, comprehensive, and accessible service delivery system that links service providers, empowers families, and engages communities. The AECCC shall support the creation of a unified, sustainable system of early care, health, education, and family support for young children and their families.

The AECCC will facilitate the integration and alignment of services, planning efforts, resources, policy development, and funding as well as establish connections between health, mental health, education and family support systems and public and private partners.

AECCC Chairs:

The Council is co-chaired by Commissioner Mike Hanley from the Department of Education and Early Development and Commissioner William J. Streur, from the Department of Health and Social Services.

Mike Hanley William J. Streur


Headlines

Next meeting: February, 2014, Juneau, Alaska

Contact the AECCC:

Paul Sugar
Director, Head Start Collaboration
Department of Education and Early Development
801 West 10th Street, Suite 200
PO Box 110500 Juneau, Alaska 99811-0500
(907) 465-48627
paul.sugar@alaska.gov

Shirley Pittz
Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Program Officer
Department of Health and Social Services
323 E. 4th Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
(907) 269-8923
shirleypittz@alaska.gov