South Carolina’s Early Childhood Advisory Council is a collaborative body representing the state’s early childhood system. Established in law, the ECAC includes the directors of eight state agencies and government entities that provide state- and federally-funded services to young children. South Carolina First Steps coordinates the activities of the council.

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Stakeholders and Community

Convene and mobilize agencies, organizations, and individuals focused on early childhood health, education and development to ensure all children reach their highest potential.

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GOVERNMENTAL AND LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS

Advise the administration and legislature on policy and systems improvements that affect young children.

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November 16, 2020

Job opening: ECAC Program Manager

The SC ECAC is hiring a program manager to serve as the coordinator, connector and convener of early childhood stakeholders across agencies, levels of government, nonprofits and the private sector. […]

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September 25, 2020

ECAC Council Briefs - 2020, Issue 4

Families with young children are feeling the stress and burden that a lack of child care brings to challenging time. Listening to parents is a crucial step in determining solutions to rebuild the ailing child care industry during this “new normal” and beyond. […]

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