The University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Education is responsible for policies and funding of the Cooperative Children's Book Center. Diana Hess is the dean of the School of Education.
Assistant Superintendent Kurt Kiefer of the Division for Libraries and Technology of the Wisconsin Department Public Instruction administers the DPI contract that provides CCBC services for Wisconsin libraries and schools.
The School of Education dean, the DPI/DL administrator and the CCBC director comprise the CCBC Executive Committee.
The CCBC Advisory Board is copmrised of indivdiuals representing CCBC users on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus and from libraries and schools throughout Wisconsin.