Local Planning Council (LPC) Priorities
The Council is required to follow the mandates as established by the Education Code section 8449.3, to provide a forum for the identification of local priorities for child care and the development of policies to meet the needs identified within those priorities.
Priorities Report - ORANGE COUNTY
Needs Assessment and Child Care Plan
The Council is required to fulfill the mandates as established by Education Code section 8449.5, to conduct an assessment of child care neeeds in the county once every five years. The Council, in collaboration with the County of Orange, Child Care Coordinator, compiled data resource factors as delineated in Education Code section 8499.5 (B). Each factor demonstrates the overall need for child care spaces for children ages birth through twelve in Orange County.
The Council's Child Care Strategic Plan establishes goals address the county's comprehensive child care needs. The plan provides a roadmap of how to effectively address the child care needs in Orange County.
Get involved in bringing all children in Orange County access to quality early care and education services by participating with the implementation of the countywide Strategic Plan. Contact the Council office at 714-966-4386, for more information.
OC Preschool Plan
Comprehensive plan for preschool education in Orange County convened by the Orange County Department of Education and developed by the Orange County Preschool Collaborative. OC Child Care Plan 2019_2024 FINAL.pdf