Local Early Childhood Board seeks new members

Linn County, IA – October 14, 2014 – The Linn County Early Childhood Iowa (ECI) Board invites community members and elected officials to serve as a Board member. The primary role of the local board is to analyze community needs and to award funds to early childhood programs to ensure the best results for young children, ages prenatal through 5 years, and their families in Linn County.

The board typically meets the 4th Tuesday of the month from 3:30-5:00 p.m. and board terms are for three years. If interested in supporting quality early childhood experiences for families in Linn County, please obtain an application form at www.linncountyearlychildhoodiowa.org and click on the Board Information link for the application. Or you may call Chris Kivett-Berry at 319-892-5721 to request a form.

Linn County was authorized in 1998 as one of the first three Early Childhood Iowa areas in Iowa to receive early childhood funding from the State legislature. The board’s vision is for every child to have access to quality services empowering them to be healthy and successful.

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