Butler County Child & Family Development Task Force
Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force - 2013




Vision Statement The Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force, with community support, ensure quality, available, and affordable childcare, early childhood education, children’s health services and family support for all children in Butler County. 


A PDF version of the 2013 Meeting Calendar can be found at this link.





Meeting Information
Unless otherwise stated, the meetings are held at the Bradford Memorial Library - in the Clymer Room.

 

January 16, 2013 
Guest Presenter: Jamie Downs - Butler County Health Department

February 20, 2013
Guest Presenter: Jennifer Stanyer - Ther Arc of Butler County

March 20, 2013
Guest Presenter: Traci Pohlenz - Amerigroup

April 27, 2013
Guest Presenter: Brooke Wolf - Child Start Head Start

May 15, 2013
Guest Presenter: Nicole Beard - TFI Foster Care Program

June 19, 2013
Guest Presenter: Lucia Gutierrez - United Health Care

July 17, 2013
Guest Presenter: Rikki Bowker - Butler County CDDO

August 21, 2013
Guest Presenter: ----

September 18, 2013
Guest Presenter: ----

October 16, 2013
Guest Presenter: Darla Carter - Safehouse

November 20, 2013
Guest Presenter: ----

December 18, 2013
Guest Presenter: ----

 

 

Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force - 2012

Vision Statement The Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force, with community support, ensure quality, available, and affordable childcare, early childhood education, children’s health services and family support for all children in Butler County. 


A PDF version of the Meeting Calendar can be found at this link.

A PDF version of the 2012 Attendees can be found at this link.

 

Meeting Information: January 18, 2012 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Susan Gardner - Bethlehem House
Minutes for this meeting. There were no handouts for this meeting.


February 15, 2012 At Bradford Memorial Library
Guest Agency Presenter: Becky Wolfe - Leadership Butler 
Minutes for this meeting.                                     
Handouts for this meeting 

THERE WILL BE NO MARCH MEETING


April 18, 2012 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: CDI Head Start - Brooke Wolf, Crisanne Thompson, Juanita Newberry
Minutes for this meeting
Handouts for this meeting part 1 of 2  &  Part 2 of 2

May 16, 2012 at Rose Hill Parents as Teachers
Guest Agency Presenter: Leslie Sissel - Rose Hill Parents as Teachers
Minutes for this meeting. Handouts for this meeting Part A & Part B

Butler Dads Flyer - Rose Hill - June 23


Butler Dads Flyer - Augusta - June 30

June 20, 2012 at Flinthills Services, Inc.
Guest Agency Presenter: Kathy Guy - Tour of facility
Minutes for this meeting
Handouts for this meeting 

July 18, 2012  - NO MEETING

August 15, 2012 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Suzi Thien - SCARF
Minutes for this meeting              
Handouts from this meeting 
 

September 19, 2012 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Rikki Bowker - CDDO
Minutes for this meeting
Handouts from this meeting Part A & Part B


October 17, 2012 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenters: Miles Harvey - Butler County Special Education Cooperative Early Childhood Program
Minutes for this meeting
Handouts from this meeting

Mapping Report from the Kansas Chidren's Cabinet and Trust Fund

November 14, 2012 - NO MEETING

December 19, 2012 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Melody Gault - Foster Grandparents Program
Minutes for this meeting
Handouts from this meeting 

 

 

 

 

Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force - 2011





Vision Statement 
The Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force, with community support, ensure quality, available, and affordable childcare, early childhood education, children’s health services and family support for all children in Butler County.

Our Strategic Plan for 2011.

A PDF version of the Meeting Calendar can be found at this link. 
Meeting Information:

January 19, 2011 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Marcy Cone - Chid Start
Minutes for this meeting.

Handouts for this meeting.

Links for this meeting
:
Child Start's Growing with Children Conference
Kansas Colaition for School Readiness Early Learning Day

February 16, 2011 At Bradford Memorial Library
Guest Agency Presenters: Luann McFadden – Bright Beginnings AND Janett Jacobs – Tri-County CASA 
Minutes for this meeting.Handouts for this meeting part 1 of 2         part 2 of 2           Advoacy Handouts

March 16, 2011 At Bradford Memorial Library
THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED

April 20, 2011 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Barb Roths – K-State Research & Extension Butler County
Minutes for this meeting             
Handouts for this meeting


May 18, 2011
at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Cathy Gray - Healthy Kansas Kids Director, Child Care Aware of Kansas
Minutes for this meeting.                   
Handouts for this meeting:Part 1     Part 2

June 15, 2011 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Suzi Thien - Sunlight Children's Advoacy & Rights Foundation (SCARF)
Minutes for this meeting              
Handouts for this meeting

July 20, 2010 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenters: Trisha Smith/Amanda Dorey – South Central Mental Health Counseling Center & Social Stars
and
Jennifer Hecker - KQRIS Director, Child Care Aware of Kansas
Minutes for this meeting                          
Handouts for this meeting

August 17, 2011
at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Anne Sehie - Butler County Health Department Healthy Start PRogram & Kurtis Jacobs - Cities REadiness Intiative - Wichita MSA
Minutes for this meeting                             
Handouts from this meeting                            
COUNT YOUR KID IN SCHEDULE                   
CDI Head Start Application 2011

September 21, 2011 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Jennifer Stanyer - The Arc of Butler County
Minutes for this meeting               
Handouts from this meeting               
Smart Start of Butler County Community Survey August 2011 Results         

October 19, 2011 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenters: Darla Carter – Family Life Center Safehouse 
Minutes for this meeting                                   
Handout 1 from this meeting (Safehouse)
Handout 3 from this meeting (Safehouse Wish List)

November 17, 2011
at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Susan Gardner - Bethlehem House 
Minutes for this meeting                          
Handouts from this meeting Part 1 of 2 (Child Care Aware of Kansas)
Handouts from this meeting Part 2 of 2 (Safehouse Flyer)      
2012 Schedule of Meetings  

December 21, 2011: NO MEETING ON THIS DATE!

Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force - 2010





Vision Statement The Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force, with community support, ensure quality, available, and affordable childcare, early childhood education, children’s health services and family support for all children in Butler County.

The Butler County Early Childhood Comprehensive System Plan

A PDF version of the Meeting Calendar can be found at this link. Meeting Information: 

January 20, 2010 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Nancy Martin - Dental Coordinator, Mid-Kansas Community Action Program
Minutes for this meeting.
Handouts from this meeting.

February 17, 2010 AT ANDOVER YMCA
Guest Agency Presenter: Jodi Evans - Andover YMCA
Minutes for this meeting.

March 17, 2010 NO TASK FORCE MEETING

April 21, 2010 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Jennifer Stanyer - The ARC of Butler County
Minutes for this meeting.

May 19, 2010 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Marla Canfield - Apprenticeship, ECAAP & Amy Karr - KCSL - The Period of Purple Crying
Minutes for this meeting.
Handouts from Marla about ECAAP

June 16, 2010 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenters: Marcy Cone, Clairissa Maddy, and Jackie Tanner - Child Start, KQRIS
Minutes for this meeting
Incredible Years Flyer - for Benton Class starting in July

July 21, 2010 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Brandi Smith - SCMHCC Social Stars
Minutes for this meeting
Handouts from the meeting

August 18, 2010 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Kris Nicholson - KACCRRA
Minutes for this meeting
Handouts from the meeting

September 15, 2010 at ROSE HILL PARENTS AS TEACHERSGuest Agency Presenter: Leslie Sissel - Rose Hill Parents as Teachers
Minutes for this meeting
Handouts from the meeting

October 20, 2010 STRATEGIC PLANNING SESSION
Location: Intrust Room at BCC's Welcome Center on El Dorado Campus
9 AM - 2 PM
Summary for the Strategic Planning Session

November 17, 2010 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
No guest presenter. 
Minutes for this meeting
Handouts from the meeting

STRATEGIC PLAN 10.2010

December 15, 2010 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Presenter: Susan Harsh - Bright Beginnings

 

 

 

Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force - 2009

 

Vision Statement The Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force, with community support, ensure quality, available, and affordable childcare, early childhood education, children’s health services and family support for all children in Butler County.

The Butler County Early Childhood Comprehensive System Plan

A PDF version of the Meeting Calendar can be found at this link.

 Meeting Information:

January 21, 2008 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Trisha Smith from South Central Mental Health Counseling Center
Minutes for this meeting.

February 18, 2009 Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Jackie Tanner from Child Start
Minutes for this meeting.

March 18, 2009 - Spring Break. No Meeting.

April 15, 2009 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Presenter: Cathy Gray, Kansas Healthy Kids Director.
Minutes for this meeting.

May 20, 2009 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Presenters: Dee Zeigert, Asthma Education Coordinator, Children's Mercy and Mary Jo Mason, Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator, Children's Mercy.
Minutes for this meeting.

June 17, 2009
Guest Agency Presenter: Angie Baur - Community Foundation of Greater Butler County
Minutes for this meeting.

July 15, 2009 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Presenters: Stefani Brand, Marriage For Keeps
               Marta Curry, Financial Advisor at Waddell and Reed
Minutes for this Meeting.

August 19, 2009 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Presenters: Marv Loucks, Vision 2020
                           Lynn Shannon, VISTA Volunteer, Butler Homeless Shelter
                           Sandra Chavez, UniCare
Minutes for this Meeting.

September 16, 2009 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Presenters: Darla Carter, Family Life Center Safehouse
                           Smart Start Mental Health Speclialists (Brooke & Kathy)
Minutes for this Meeting.

October 21, 2009 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Presenters: Jodi Evans, YMCA Early Childhood Program
                         Suzi Thien, Sunlight Childrens Advocacy Rights Foundation
                         Paula Fritschen, Alliance to REcognize and End Abuse
Minutes for this meeting. 
Please note: Minutes were posted on 10/27/09. On 10/28/09 they were reposted with a change that clarified the following: The fiscal agent for the 2010 Butler County Smart Start grant will remain Rainbows United, Inc. The fiscal agent for the 2010 Block Grant for the Wichita MSA will be United Way of the Plains. If you downloaded the minutes prior to 10/28/09, you do not have the most recent edition of the minutes.

November 18, 2009 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Presenters:  Barb Roth, Butler County Extension
                            Susan Gardner, Bethlehem House
Minutes for this meeting.

December 16, 2009 at Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Presenter: Sue Barrientos, BEST Team
Minutes for this Meeting.

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Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force - 2008

 

Vision Statement
The Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force, with community support, ensure quality, available, and affordable childcare, early childhood education, children’s health services and family support for all children in Butler County.

The Butler County Early Childhood Comprehensive System Plan

A PDF version of the Meeting Calendar can be found at this link.

Meeting Information:

January 16, 2008  at  Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Kris Nicholson – WAGE$
Minutes for this meeting.


February 20, 2008 Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Marcy Cone – Child Start
Minutes for this meeting.


March 19, 2008 No meeting – Spring Break No Meeting


April 16, 2008 USD 490 Central Office 124 W. Central; El Dorado
Guest Agency Presenter: Marla Canfield – Apprenticeship
Minutes for this meeting.


May 21, 2008 Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Susan Harsh – Infant/Toddler Services
Guest Agency Presenter: Kathy Gann, Children’s Mercy
Minutes for this meeting.


June 18, 2008 Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room 
Guest Agency Presenter: Sue Sommers (or proxy) - EduCare
and Christy Thomas - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Minutes for this meeting.


July 16, 2008 - Meeting has been cancelled.


August 20, 2008 - Special MeetingAlthough this meeting had been previously cancelled, the Task Force was called together to discuss the recently released RFP for the Early Childhood Block Grant. Minutes for this meeting.


September 17, 2008 Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room 
Guest Agency Presenter: Leslie Sissel – Parents As Teachers and Valecia Vogts-Scribner - Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Butler County
Minutes for this meeting.


October 15, 2008 Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room 
Guest Agency Presenter: Marion Nichols - MidCAP & Stefani Brand – Catholic Charities: Marriage for Keeps
Minutes for this meeting.


November 19, 2008 Bradford Memorial Library - Clymer Room
Guest Agency Presenter: Kathlene Medlin – Head Start
Minutes for this meeting.

December 17, 2008 Bradford Memorial Library
Jamie Downs - Butler County Health Department
Sandra Chavez - UniCare
Minutes for this meeting.

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Visioneering Wichita: B-K Alliance

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The Butler County Child and Family Development Task Force, with community support, ensure quality, available, and affordable childcare, early childhood education, children's health services and family support for all children in Butler County.
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