Welcome Paula Detar, New Executive Director

Corning Children’s Center welcomes Paula Detar as the Center’s new Executive Director. Detar brings deep experience in in Early Childhood and Special Education to her new position.

Detar will be joining from Pro Action of Steuben and Yates County Head Start programs where she most recently served as the Birth-5 Education and Staff Development Coordinator. Her previous experience also includes 8 years of administrative experience and 12 years teaching experience in a variety of age levels and settings.

“I had the opportunity to get to know the Corning Children’s Center through my experience leading Excellence in Early Learning Partnership trainings,” explained Detar. “Through that work, I developed a deep regard for the center’s culture, values, and beliefs. I am thrilled to have a part in delivering the high-quality care and education our staff, families, and local community have worked so hard to establish.”

Paula currently resides in Penn Yan and has her M.A. in Early Childhood and Special Education. She joined the Corning Children’s Center Leadership Team on June 10. 

If you are interested in learning how you can help support the work of the Corning Children’s Center, please contact us at development@corningchildrenscenter.com.