We are so proud to announce the Krista Gilliam, one of our Infant Lead Teachers, was awarded the Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children’s TYLENOL® National Child Care Teacher Award at a ceremony in Philadelphia last week. Krista’s project outlines a plan to build an outdoor musical garden. She was recently featured in the Star Gazette and the article can be viewed online here.
Corning Community College recently presented Barbara Pickering with the first Early Childhood Professional and Leadership Aware.
The award honors a professional provider in the field of early childhood education who embodies the qualities of professionalism and leadership in daily work settings.
Pickering is a lead teacher at the Corning Children’s Center. The award was presented by Shanna VanPatten, who described Pickering as a rare employee and a mentor and model of best practice.
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Tracey Campbell Pearson, author and illustrator of Elephant’s Story and other books for young readers, read, drew and shared stories of her journey as an artist and author with our young audience.