General Advisory Board

Because parents are the experts on their own children, we believe their active involvement on this board will help ensure better care.

  1. Membership: four parents (one of an infant, one of a 2-year-old, one of a 3-year-old, one of a 4-year-old), a member of the Student Senate, the child care center director, a child care center staff member, a curriculum-oriented MCC faculty member, a person from college facilities, and two members from the community.
  2. Purpose: To serve in an advisory capacity to the MCC Association Inc., which has decision-making power.
  3. Responsibilities: To attend bimonthly meetings and to represent their respective groups in advising on policies, practices, and procedures.
  4. Specific Duties: To recommend policy changes or additions:

    • Recommend fee increases.
    • Recommend program changes and additions.
    • Handle the annual center evaluation by parents.
    • Give input on the center's budget.
    • Plan and manage special events for the center.
    • Help set annual goals for the center.
    • Serve on staff selection committee at the request of the director when deemed necessary.
    • Recruit volunteers.
    • Recommend additions to services that the center offers.
    • Serve as representative to the community and to the general MCC child care center parent population.