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Child Development Coordinating Council (CDCC)


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The Child Development Coordinating Council (CDCC) advises and assists the Department of Education regarding the administration and implementation of two state funded at risk programs for children ages birth to five; the Shared Visions Parent Support Program and the Shared Visions Preschool Program. The CDCC conducts meetings at a minimum of four times annually. Council meetings are open to the public. Council membership may be found at:

2016-2017 Child Development Coordinating Council Membership List

The CDCC advocates for comprehensive child development and family support programs for at-risk children and families. CDCC ensures the development, delivery, and promotion of quality, family-centered comprehensive early childhood services through:

  • all preschool programs meeting National Association for the Education of Young Children Accreditation requirements;
  • the establishment of parent support programs to enhance the skills of parents in providing for the learning and development of their children;
  • cost-effective child development services for at-risk 3- and 4-year-old children;
  • comprehensive services such as child care, transportation, family support and education, developmental screen, and referral to health professionals; and
  • equity of access to these services for all Iowa's children and their families.

CDCC Policies

CDCC Policy Regarding Child Assessment and Student ID Numbers (2013-07-19)

Meeting Dates, Agendas and Minutes

July 20, 2016 (optional)

April 20, 2016

February 17, 2016

November 4, 2015

September 16, 2015

July 15, 2015

April 15, 2015

February 25, 2014

November 19, 2014

September 17, 2014

May 21, 2014

March 12, 2014

January 15, 2014

November 20, 2013

September 18, 2013

July 17, 2013

May 8, 2013

March 20, 2013

January 16, 2013

November 28, 2012

September 5, 2012

May 15, 2012


Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on August 30, 2016 at 11:00am.