We welcomed nearly 300 guests at our Annual Awards Breakfast on Friday June 3rd, sponsored in part by Polaris Properties.
In addition to hearing about the accomplishments and inspirations of our Champions for Children and Joey Award winners, highlights included a special “interruption” of our Board president’s speech by 10-year-old Isaiah, who posed some tough questions about the importance of quality early care; a moving story about a mom and two young children who were helped through a crisis as part of our Babies Step forward program; our first-ever silent auction; and a very generous $10,000 matching gift donation from an anonymous Board member.
A tremendous “thank you” to all of the attendees, sponsors, award winners and supporters who helped make the event so special – for recognizing the importance of creating a better future for Westchester's children through quality early care and education.
We’re excited to announce the 2016 Joey Award Winners
Iris Rivera – Westchester County Department of Social Services
Lynda Merchant – New York State Association for the Education of Young Children
Suzanne Newcomb – St. Paul’s Child Care Center
Raquel Burton – Busy B’s Child Daycare, Inc.
Shannon Shields – Westchester Community Opportunity Program, Inc.
Brent Morton – Country Children’s Center
Honorees will be recognized at the Annual Awards Breakfast, sponsored by Polaris Properties, on Friday, June 3, 2016 from 8:00 to 10:00 am at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown, NY. Tara Rosenblum of News 12 Westchester will be Master of Ceremonies.
The Child Care Council of Westchester has child care scholarships available. Full-time working parents who live in Westchester with children up to 13 years of age may be eligible for scholarships covering July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.
2016-2017 Applications : 2016-2017 Early Opportunity Scholarship (EOS), July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017, Deadline for APPLICATIONS: May 25, 2016
Explore and Discover with trainings at the Child Care Council of Westchester!
The Council’s new Summer Training Calendar offers a variety of trainings for early care and education professionals. We can help you expand your skills, improve the quality of care you provide to children, and meet NYS licensing requirements.