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Alaska Early Childhood Coordinating Council (AECCC): Membership


​1.  A representative of the Governor’s Office;
2.  The Commissioner of the Department of Health and Social Services or designee;
3.  The Commissioner of the Department of Education and Early Development or designee; 
4.  The Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety or designee;
5.  The Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development;
6.  A representative from the Division of Public Health;
7.  The Head Start Collaboration Director;
8.  The State Part C/Early Intervention Program Manager;
9.  The State Child Care Program Manager;
10. The Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Program Officer;
11. A representative of the University of Alaska appointed by the president;
12. A representative of the Alaska Association of School Administrators;
13. A representative of the Association of Alaska School Boards
14. A representative of the Association of Infant Learning Programs in Alaska;
15. A representative of the Alaska Head Start Association:
16. A representative of Alaska’s Child Care Resource & Referral Network;
17. A representative of a Alaska Native health entity who is knowledgeable in issues concerning young children;
18. A mental health provider who is knowledgeable in issues concerning young children;
19. A representative from the Alaska Mental Health Board
20. A representative from the Alaska Children’s Trust
21. A representative from the Alaska Association for the Education of Young Children
22. A representative from an Alaska Native Tribal Organization
23. A representative of Best Beginnings;
24. A parent of a child eight (8) years of age or younger;
25. A representative of the business community from a list submitted by the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce