Clarkston Early Learning Task Force

 

PURPOSE:  The City Council understands the valuable and important role that early learning plays in creating a sustainable community with a high quality of life.  The purpose of the Clarkston Early Learning Task Force is to engage the Clarkston community to create equitable policies, practices, and programs so that every young child enjoys safe, nurturing, and playful learning environments.

MISSION:  The mission of the Clarkston Early Learning Task Force is to research, discuss, and create practical, innovative, and equitable policies, practices, and programs designed to further enhance early learning activities.  The CELTF shall collaborate with families, policy makers, caregivers, and other partners to take a holistic view of the needs and aspirations of families with young children; review local, state, and national early learning strategies, and create a report that includes priorities and recommendations to be submitted to the City Council within one year. 

MEMBERSHIP:  The Clarkston Early Learning Task Force shall consist of no more than eleven (11) total members, comprising:  two (2) Council members who shall be appointed by a majority vote of the City Council; one (l) member of City Management; five (5) Clarkston residents with (2) two appointed by the Mayor, and three (3) appointed by a majority vote of the City Council and three (3) members currently employed in education (preferably early learning) or a not for profit/community organization providing early learning services.
 

APPLICATION SUBMISSION:
To apply, you must be a Clarkston resident or a representative employed in education (preferably early learning) or a not for profit/community organization providing early learning services.  Please complete the on-line Application or Download and  return, by January 31, 2020.  Contact Tracy Ashby, tashby@cityofclarkston.com  to receive the Application by mail or email.

For more information, contact Tracy Ashby, tashby@cityofclarkston.com