State Interagency Coordinating Council
Welcome to Georgia's State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) for Early Intervention Programs.
The mission of the Georgia State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) for Early Intervention programs is to advise the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and other agencies responsible for serving the families of infants and toddlers, birth to age three with developmental delays and disabilities, about providing an appropriate, family-centered, comprehensive service delivery system aimed at promoting optimal child development and family functioning.
Regular meetings of the council are held quarterly from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. and open to the public.
Executive sessions are held in the morning from 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (council board members only)
Parents, would you like to attend the State ICC meeting? Ask your BCW service coordinator about financial assistance available to help you with related expenses.
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC), April 16, 2020, has been cancelled in light of COVID-10. The next scheduled meeting date/time/location will be posted once available. We will, however, continue to welcome public comment.
If you would like to make a public comment about Babies Can’t Wait to the Council,
1. Written Comment:
Send written comments, clearly marked “PUBLIC COMMENT” to Lisa Pennington, State Part C Coordinator: Lisa.Pennington@dph.ga.gov no later than the Wednesday before the meeting. Your comments will be read aloud during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.
2. Remote Participation:
Pre-Register to make public comment via remote participation by conference line or telehealth during the meeting. (See instructions below for remote participation.) Email Lisa Pennington, State Part C Coordinator: Lisa.Pennington@dph.ga.gov no later than the Wednesday before the meeting.You will be recognized to provide public comment remotely during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.
3. In person:
At registration and sign-in on the day of the meeting check “Yes” to the question “Would you like to make public comment?” You will be recognized to provide public comment during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.
For remote participation during the SICC meeting, please use the online meeting link or call into the conference line below:
We will be using Zoom:
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Meeting ID: 654 495 176
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|Karen Young Lewis, Chair||BCW, Cobb & Douglas Counties|
|Georgia Fruechtenicht||Parent Representative|
|Erica Glenn||GA Dept of Education|
|Don Chaney||Speech Therapy Services|
|Milagros J. Cordero, EdD||ITTS for Children|
|Elaine Brown||McIntosh Trail Early Childhood Dev Council|
|Cynthia Vail, PhD||UGA- Dept of Comm Sciences & Special Ed|
|Lisa Pennington||GA Dept of Public Health|
|Jan E. Stevenson||GA Dept of Education|
|Tamara Wilson||GA Dept of Community Health|
|Allison Setterlind||GA Dept of Early Care and Learning|
|Jennie Couture, MEd||GA Dept of Early Care and Learning|
|Glenn Allen||GA Office of Insurance and Fire Safety Commission|
|Rep. Erica Thomas||GA House of Representatives|
For more information regarding the council and meetings, contact Lisa Pennington, State Part C Coordinator: Lisa.Pennington@dph.ga.gov
Page last updated 4/6/2020