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Sacramento County Office of Education Sacramento County Office of Education

Sacramento County Local Child Care and Development Planning Council (LPC)

Early Learning

Primary Contact​​s

Natalie Woods Andrews, Ed.D., Director
(916) 228-2506
nwoodsandrews@scoe.net

Linnea Hathaway, Project Specialist
(916) 228-2556
lhathaway@scoe.net


Established through California Education Code § 8499.3–8499.7, Local Child Care and Development Planning Councils are in each of California’s 58 counties. The primary roles of the Sacramento County Local Child Care and Development Planning Council (LPC) are:

  • to assess child care and development services based on the needs of families in the local community 
  • to advise the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors and the Sacramento County Board of Education with respect to child care needs of families
  • to serve as a forum to address child care needs both subsidized and non-subsidized child care
  • to develop annual priorities for potential state funding for child care for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school age children 
  • to develop a five-year plan identifying local needs, gaps, and recommendations
  • to oversee the AB 212 Teacher Stipend and California Transitional Kindergarten Stipend programs

Publications and Materials



Last Modified: 6/8/2017 8:25 AM

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