Who We Are

The Somerset Early Learning Advisory Council works to promote early childhood education and school readiness. The council is comprised of local stakeholders working together to meet the needs of young children and their families in Somerset County.

Karen Karten, Early Childhood Supervisor, SCPS; Somerset County Judy Center Coordinator
Janell Hale, Family Service Coordinator, Somerset County Judy Center


SELAC meets on the 4th Wednesday of every month at the Somerset County Board of Education. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Karen Karten at 410-651-1616 Ext 10255

SELAC members use skills learned in Results County Leadership Training and analyze local data and discuss implementing strategies in the county designed to address local needs. 


Members attend Bridges out of Poverty workshop in December 2019.