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State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care

The State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care (SAC) is a governor-appointed leadership body that ensures statewide collaboration among early childhood programs that will help to define future policy for children birth to kindergarten.

The State Advisory Council (SAC) on Early Learning and Care will make recommendations on the future policy direction for early learning and related services for young children in California. The SAC chair is Mark Friedman, Chief Executive Office of the Thomas J. Long Foundation. Stakeholders in early learning and members of the public are invited to participate in the upcoming meetings of the SAC.

Letter from the State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care to the Governor

SAC Members
SAC Meeting Information
  • Information on upcoming SAC meetings along with information regarding past meetings
SAC Resources
Head Start Act of 2007
Questions:   Early Learning and Care Division | casac@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 9, 2018