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Welcome to Georgia's State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) for Early Intervention Programs.

The mission of the Georgia SICC for Early Intervention Programs is to advise and assist the Department of Public Health and other agencies responsible for serving infants and toddlers, birth to age three with developmental delays and disabilities and their families, in providing an appropriate, family-centered, comprehensive service delivery system which promotes optimal child development and family functioning.


Regular meetings of the council are held quarterly and open to the public. The next meeting is scheduled:

Thursday, April 20, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Holiday Inn Macon North
3953 River Place Drive; Macon, GA 31210

Free parking.

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.

If you would like to make a public comment about Babies Can’t Wait to the Council,

Send written comments (prior to the meeting), clearly marked “PUBLIC COMMENT, by fax to 770-342-7699 or email to Juanita Copeland at or Jan Stevenson (SICC Chairperson) at

Future Meetings:

  • TBD


Council Members:

Georgia Fruechtenicht Parent Representative
Karen Young Lewis BCW, Cobb & Douglas Counties
Gwen Sirmans  Georgia Sensory Assistance Project
Beth Mathison,  MEd Cobb-Douglas Public Health
Alice Stanley, EdD Georgia Pines
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
Donna Johnson Georgia Dept of Public Health
Jan E. Stevenson Georgia Dept of Education
Tamara Wilson Georgia Dept of Community Health
Janice M. Haker Bright from the Start: DECAL
Jennie Couture, MEd  Georgia Dept of Early Care and Learning
Elizabeth "Liz" M. Stutts, MAT Gainesville City Schools
Erica Thomas Georgia House of Representatives


For more information regarding the council and meetings, contact Juanita Copeland at or Jan Stevenson (SICC Chairperson) at


Page last updated 3/21/2017