New Director of YWCA Child Care Center by ftb12802


									                                      ywca of white plains & central westchester

                                                                                          MEDIA ALERT
                                                                                               May 7, 2008
                                                                                        L. Danielle Cylich
                                                                                  Director of Development
                                                                                     (914) 949-6227 X 147

New Director of YWCA Child Care Center

The YWCA of White Plains and Central Westchester welcomes Carol Robinson, as its new
Director of the Child Care Center. When asked what motivated Carol to this position Ms.
Robinson said, “It began when I had my own child, and loved being a mom.” Carol has a deep
love for children and a passion for early childhood education. Graduating with a Masters in early
childhood education from Bank Street College, Ms. Robinson enters the organization with
extensive experience in the childcare and development field.

Through her vast knowledge of early childhood programs, and her years of serving as the
Infant/Toddler Specialist for the Child Care Council of Westchester Inc., Ms. Robinson has
provided a wide array of support programs for many centers in the areas of curriculum, staff
development, technical assistance, and business management. Prior to the Council, Ms. Robinson
was the program coordinator with Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc. The YWCA is proud
and delighted to welcome her on board. Ms. Robinson, a native of Jamaica, and a dynamic and
highly recommended professional succeeds Carol Dubiel who retired after leading the program
at the YWCA for 19 years.

The YWCA Child Care Center of White Plains care giving philosophy is based on our
knowledge of how children develop and learn. Our staff strives to create safe, nurturing, child
centered environments that are age appropriate for children 8 weeks to 5 years old. Our
educational philosophy reflects the mission of the YWCA, which encourages familiarity with
and respect for all cultures. The Child Care Center, situated in a wing of the YWCA Activities

Activity Center: 515 North Street • White Plains, NY 10605 • (914) 949-6227
Residence:       Kennedy Duncan / Acheson Wallace Hall • 69 North Broadway • White Plains, NY 10603 • (914) 428-1130
Building, offers a wide range of recreational opportunities for children. Enrichment activities
such as music, nature, and participation in other classes at the YWCA like gymnastics and
swimming are incorporated into the Child Care Program.

For further information about out Child Care Center please contact L. Danielle Cylich, Director
of Development.


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