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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 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 24, 2018
  • October 22, 2018
  • November 19, 2018
  • December 10, 2018
  • January 14, 2019
  • Februrary 11, 2019
  • March 18, 2019
  • April 15, 2019
  • May 20, 2019
  • June 10, 2019

2018-2019 Parent Policy Council Officers

Elgin Station Center

  • April Baker  (Head Start Alt-Chairperson)
  • Lakeisha Thrower  (Head Start Rep-Treasurer)
  • Amy Rhoderick |(Early Head Start Parent)
  • Michelle Wolf (Early Head Start Alt)


  • Celestine Simms (Rep)
  • Nicole Wassell (Rep)

Opening for Alt

MLK Center

  • Michael Lindsay (Head Start Rep-Secretary)
  • Lisa Gibbons (Head Start Rep)
  • Tiara Thornton (Head Start Rep)
  • Amanda Seldomridge (Early Head Start Rep)

Openings for Early Head Start Rep, Early Head Start Alt and Head Start Alt

Noland Center

  • Donisha White (needs voted in on October 22nd)

Opening for Head Start Alt


Sargent Shriver Center

  • Taruna Patel (Head Start Rep-Vice Chairperson)
  • Bernice Ray (Head Start Rep)
  • Lacey Trimmer (Head Start Rep)
  • Tayai Scott (Head Start Alt)
  • Dawn Evans (Early Head Start Rep)

Opening for Early Head Start Alt