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The countdown begins…

by Donna Jonas

May 8, 2013

Seven days and counting until the Leadership Connections national conference begins! Each time I go over the schedule and see all the amazing presenters, rich and informative content, and fun activities, I get more excited for the day to come. One participant I spoke with today told me how pleased she was to be coming […]

How Southwest Human Development is Using Aim4Excellence™

Cohorts of the Aim4Excellence™ National Director Credential exist around the country. In my role at the McCormick Center, it’s been exciting to work alongside states and professional development organizations as they expand leadership development opportunities for early childhood administrators through this innovative online initiative. Phoenix, Arizona, is one of the many locations where Aim4Excellence is […]

Welcome to the McCormick Center’s New Website!

by Sue Offutt

March 29, 2013

Welcome to the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership’s new website!  We invite you to explore the many ways we have redesigned our site to be user-friendly to our expanding early care and education audiences.  Whether you are a program administrator, family child care provider, training and technical assistance specialist, policymaker, or college instructor, we […]

Creating Engaging Environments for School-Agers

by Tarah Kadzielawski

January 1, 2012

Why Don’t They Enjoy Their Centers? CREATING ENGAGING ENVIRONMENTS FOR SCHOOL-AGERS If you attended the 26th Annual “Practical Ideas for the Child’s World” conference workshop session titled “Why Don’t They Enjoy Their Centers? Creating Engaging Environments for School-Agers,” you had the opportunity to network with other teachers and learn about how the School-Age Care Environment […]

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