Stephanie Rottmayer knows how to make every person at SYC feel special – because to Stephanie, every person at SYC is special. The child hiding behind his mom’s legs as he enters to building knows he’s special because Stephanie waits … Continue reading →
You know what that’s like: when you’re used to being the odd person out, the one who just doesn’t fit, and then you get together with a group of people with whom you have something in common and it feels … Continue reading →
Last May, I retired from being the director at the School for Young Children but I stayed on as a Program Consultant this year to support the new Co-Directors, Susan Roscigno and Amy Rudawsky. It was an event filled year … Continue reading →
Let’s all try to assume positive intent. Several years ago we had an in-house staff workshop which focused on the theme: Assume Positive Intent. It really resonated with the staff on a professional level and at least for me on … Continue reading →
Since 1985, NAEYC's national, voluntary accreditation system has set professional standards for early childhood education programs, and helped families identify high-quality programs for their young children.