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Regional Association Holds Annual Meeting in New Child-Care Facility

From left, Barbara J. Albert, program specialist, early childhood education; Billie A. Coffman, associate professor of early childhood education; and Nancy A. Grausam, assistant professor of education/early childhood education; cut the cake celebrating the program's accreditation Barbara J. Albert shows participants how the video-monitoring system can be used to teach observation techniques to students Billie A. Coffman explains the use of the Early Childhood Laboratory and Resource Room to two workshop participants Enjoying a light supper before the meeting are, from left, students Jessica Kiehl and Kattie I. Heisey; Sonya K. Kellogg, assistant group leader at the Children's Learning Center; and group leaders Jessica M. Milheim and Leah R. TresslerThe annual meeting of the Central Susquehanna Association for the Education of Young Children was held Wednesday in the new Children’s Learning Center and Early Childhood Resource Room. During the business meeting, the organization honored the Early Childhood Education program for the recent accreditation ofits associate-degree major by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Officers were elected for the coming year, including Sonya K. Kellogg, assistant group leader at the Children’s Learning Center, who will serve a two-year term as board member at-large. The evening also included a workshop, “Creating a Responsive Environment,” in which participants explored curriculum and programming opportunities through an interactive tour of the Children’s Learning Center and the Early Childhood area. Photos by Jodi L. Binkley, early childhood lab assistant

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