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Emergency  COVID-19  *UPDATE* Our buildings opened Monday, June 29, 2020.   However, the status of children attending our program may be further delayed as we continue to follow health and safety guidelines.  The return of children will be re-assessed regularly and announced to enrolled families as soon as possible.  Distance learning will continue for children normally attending our summer sessions until we can safely welcome you back in person.


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Policy Council Portal

Policy Council members are currently enrolled Head Start parents and interested community members who act as a link between those people making and carrying out decisions and the people Head Start serves. Policy Council members are elected by their peers..

GOAL: The Policy Council actively participates in the development of school readiness goals and helps to assess the programs progress in achieving those goals.

Elections for new parent representatives to Policy Council will take place during parent orientation in September.  If Interested please contact Alicia Carter  301-797-5231 x 126

Policy Council By-Laws Download Below:


Policy Council Meeting Schedule

Meeting Time: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Meeting Location: Sargent Shriver Center, 837 Spruce Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Upcoming Meeting Dates

September  23, 2019

October 21, 2019

November 18, 2019

December 9, 2019

January 12, 2020

February 10, 2020

March 16, 2020

April 20, 2020

May 18, 2020

June 8, 2020












2019-2020 Parent Policy Council Officers

Elgin Station Center

  • Cheryl Blackwell (EHS)
  • Open (EHS Alt)
  • Michelle Wolf (HS)
  • Lakeisha Thrower (HS Alt) (Treasurer)


  • Jocelyn Pride
  • Tondinbo George
  • Open (Alt)

MLK Center

  • Brittaney Ford (EHS)
  • Lakeya Johnson (EHS)
  • Open (EHS Alt)
  • Alezandria Crowell (HS)
  • Nakisha Magbie (HS)
  • Nicole Wassell (HS)
  • Stephanie Colas (HS)
  • Tenasha Blaine (HS)
  • Tomeka Ellis (HS)
  • Open (HS Alt)

Noland Center

  • Jessie Dunham
  • Open (Alt)

Sargent Shriver Center

  • Jaime Mayo (EHS)
  • John Browning (EHS Alt) (Vice-Chair)
  • Dawn Evans (HS) (Chairperson)
  • Mariano Guemez (HS)
  • Sierra Duvall (HS) (Secretary)
  • Open (HS Alt)

Community Representative

Karla Delauter (Family Healthcare of Hagerstown)