State of Iowa Child Care Advisory Council

The State Child Care Advisory Council (SCCAC) is established in Iowa Code (237A.22) to consult with and make recommendations to the Department of Human Services concerning policy issues related to child care. Advise to the Department concerning services related to child care include, but is not limited to:

  • Resource and Referral Services
  • Provider training
  • Quality Improvement
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Standards review and development

 

Legislative Report

Pursuant to the directive in Senate File 2423, Section 16, Department of Human Services, page 6, line 24 through page 8, line 18, The State Child Care Advisory Committee must submit an report with findings and recommendations to improve the regulatory system for home-based child-care providers. This report can be viewed by clicking the links below.

Report Cover Letter

Home-Based Child Care Report

 

 

Members

Members of the State Child Care Advisory Council are appointed by the Director of the Department of Human Services from a list of names submitted by the Council's nominating Committee.

 

Meeting Schedule and Materials

 

For more information about the Advisory Council and how they operate please see the State Child Care Advisory Council handbook.

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