Parent involvement at The Colorado College Cheryl Schlessman Bennett Children’s Center enriches the program and delights the children. Your participation is always welcomed.
You may assist on field trips, come for a special cooking or art project, help make physical improvements at the Children’s Center, come share cultural or family traditions, organize fundraising activities or make a financial contribution, or by serving on The Colorado College Children’s Center Parent Advisory Committee
The Colorado College Children’s Center Parent Committee consists of at least seven members, representing faculty, non-exempt staff, exempt staff, and students. The Committee should include at least one current center parent from each of the above groups and at least one non-parent member. Children’s Center administration and one Children’s Center staff are ex-officio, non-voting members.
The Children’s Center Committee collaborates with the Director of the Children’s Center, the Director of Human Resources, the Vice President of Finance, the Business Manager, the FEC, and Staff Council on the following: goals and programs, developing and reviewing policies and budgets, supporting and reviewing management of the Center, and providing continuity from year to year in supporting and measuring progress on important Center goals. The Committee also conducts and cooperates in reviews of the Center and plans and monitors follow-up from reviews. It functions within appropriate professional expectations and confidentiality.