Head Start Policy Council

Policy Council is the governing body of Bauer Head Start and is comprised of parents or guardians of children who are currently enrolled in Head Start as well as community representatives. The primary function of Policy Council is to govern and act as the parents' voice in making major decisions for Head Start. This group works together to make decisions about the overall design and operation of Bauer Head Start’s programs and services.
Important functions of Policy Council include reviewing, participating in or voting on:
  • Changes or Additions to Head Start Policies
  • Financial Reports
  • Decisions Regarding Hiring and Terminating Early Head Start or Head Start Employees
  • Much More!

Head Start Policy Council Members

  • Tiffany Kendall, Chairperson, Parent
  • Laura Chavez, Vice Chair, Former Head Start Parent
  • Joseph Paul, Secretary, Parent
  • Itzel Lopez, Treasurer, Parent
  • Angel Elliott, Greater Lafayette Area Special Services (GLASS)
  • Lady Jane Acquah, Parent
  • Stephanie Hytrek, Parent
  • Katie Canarsky, Parent d
  • Emily Glatt, Former Head Start Parent
  • Brandi Lank, Parent
  • Erika Magallanes, Parent
  • Victoria Matney, Child Care Resource and Referral Network
  • Barbara Norrick-Bunnell, Purdue Extension