Early Childhood Program Committee

The Early Childhood Program Committee (ECPC) serves as an Executive Committee for the Early Childhood Education Center.  It is chaired by the ECEC director.  It is concerned with the academic functions of the ECEC and its relationship to the overall College of Education and Health and Human Services (CEHHS) and the Early Childhood Program. 

The committee deals with such issues as teacher preparation and child studies at the ECEC, as well as program evaluation, and curriculum development.  It also reviews and acts on parent petitions for exceptions to ECEC regulations on admission, tuition, etc. and makes recommendations on all aspects of Early Childhood Education Center functions.  This committee negotiates difficulties and differences that arise between students, parents and teachers. 

Committee members include the teachers of the classrooms, ECEC administrative staff and the cooperating CEHHS faculty members.

ECEC Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is appointed by the dean of The College of Education, Health, and Human Services (CEHHS), is chaired by the Center director and is composed of representatives of Center parents, the campus community, the outside community and the Center staff.  It meets at least three times per school year to review Center operations and to advise the Center administration on policy matters.  It also serves as a link between the CEHHS, the parents of children enrolled at the Center and the campus community.

2017-2018 Advisory Board Members

Joshua Akers

CASL Assistant Professor of Social Sciences & ECEC Parent

jmakers@umich.edu

 

Carol & George Allard

ECEC Parent & CEF Family

allardg@live.com

 

Rayna Anderson

UM-Dearborn Academic and Resident Program

raynaqa@umich.edu

 

Eric Bacyinski

M Engage Director

ebacyins@umich.edu

 

Jennifer Bauer

CEHHS, Lecturer

jcbauer@umich.edu

 

Shareia Carter

Director of Women's Resource Center

snc@umich.edu

 

Jill Chochol

Executive Director Elementary at Dearborn Public Schools

chochoj@dearbornschools.org

 

Emily Cooprider

ECEC Administrative Assistant

egcoop@umich.edu

 

Sarah Davey

ECEC Interim Site Director, CEHHS Lecturer in Education Operations

scdavey@umich.edu

 

Kathy Filipiak

ECEC Site Director

kathfili@umich.edu

 

Ivy Forsythe-Brown

CASL Associate Professor of Sociology & Anthropology

ivyfb@umich.edu

 

Marni Hickey

Beaumont CEF Supervisor of Pediatric Rehabilitation

marni.hickey@beaumont.org

 

Dara Hill

CEHHS Associate Professor of Education Operations

kirdara@umich.edu

 

Seong Hong

ECEC Faculty Director 2012 - 2017

seong@umich.edu

 

Noel Hornbacher

UM-Dearborn Director of Financial Services

noelhorn@umich.edu

 

Sally Howell

CASL, Associate Professor History/Director of the Center for Arab American Studies

sfhowell@umich.edu

 

Ann Lampkin-Williams

Interim Dean, CEHHS

lampkin@umich.edu

 

Michael Latvis

UM-Dearborn Government Relations Manager

latvism@umich.edu

 

Michelle Leonard

CASL Psychology Professor & Former ECEC Parent

mtleon@umich.edu

 

Marilyn Miller

ECEC Special Needs Liaison

marilyna@umich.edu

 

Judith Modelski

Assistant to the Vice Chancellor Environmental Management & Student Life

judithmm@umich.edu

 

Eniso Ngwenya

ECEC Parent

emngwenya@gmail.com

 

Line Van Nieuwstadt

CECS, Associate Professor of Engineering Practice

linevn@umich.edu

 

Michelle O'Connor-Teklinski

Beaumont CEF Assistant Director

michelle.o'connor-teklinski@beaumont.org

 

Natalie & Ryan Reese

ECEC Parents & Parent Association President

nbrookin@gmail.com

 

Dawn Roult

UM-Dearborn Assistant Controller

dkross@umich.edu

 

Rana Saad

ECEC Parent & Former UM-Dearborn Education Student

saadr@dearbornschools.org

 

Raya Samet

CEHHS, Librarian

rsamet@umich.edu

 

Crystal Scott

COB, Associate Professor, Marketing

cjscott@umich.edu

 

Ann Serra

UM-Dearborn Foundation Relations

annserra@umich.edu

 

Nitya Sethuraman

CASL Associate Professor of Psychology

nitya@umich.edu

 

LaShorage Shaffer

ECEC Interim Faculty Director

lshaffe@umich.edu

 

Isha Smith

ECEC Financial Specialist

ishayvet@umich.edu

 

David Susko

Director, Environmental Interpretive Center

dsusko@umich.edu

Parent Association Committee

As a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the ECEC you are automatically a member of the ECEC Parent Association. The Parent Association is recognized as having a special interest in the Center's operation. All Center parents are encouraged to participate in the Parent Association. The Association is an advocate for Center parent interests, has representatives on the Early Childhood Education Center Advisory Board, and contributes services and funds to the Center on a voluntary basis. In addition, the Parent Association awards scholarship funds annually to ECEC families.

2019-2020 Parent Association Board Members

Vanessa McLean-Bandli

President

umd-ececpa@umich.edu

 

Vice President

umd-ececpa@umich.edu

 

Kara Terrault-Triplett

Treasurer

umd-ececpa@umich.edu

 

Secretary

umd-ececpa@umich.edu

Early Childhood Education Center

Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC)
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