CITE President Jennifer Santana named a Promising Emerging Leader
The Coalition of Infant/Toddler Educators is proud to announce that our president, Jennifer Santana, has been recognized by Exchange magazine as a Promising Emerging Leader!
Emerging Leaders were reviewed on the following criteria:
Leadership — Professionals who are well-grounded in their own work and program or organization and who are using their strengths and advocacy skills to make a difference for children, families, and their communities.
Emerging — Professionals under the age of 45 who are demonstrating leadership potential and actions.
Roles — Emerging Leaders include classroom teachers, as well as program managers, organization leaders, teacher trainers — anyone connected to issues around young children, families, care and education.
Knowledge Base — Professionals who understand strong Early Care and Education principles and practices, including addressing diversity and equity, and who are engaged in life-long learning.
Spirit — Professionals demonstrating the ability to work collaboratively and with personal initiative.
Applicants were asked to submit a personal Mission Statement, Professional Vitae or Résumé, two Letters of Recommendation, and a Photograph. Emerging leaders could nominate themselves or be nominated by others.
Applications were reviewed by a panel of current, highly-respected and experienced leaders, including:
Kay Albrecht, Paula Jorde Bloom, Barbara Taylor Bowman, Holly Elissa Bruno, Ruby Burgess, Bettye Caldwell, Margie Carter, Judy Collins, Louise Derman-Sparks, David Elkind, Lella Gandini, Luis Hernandez, Alice Sterling Honig, Elizabeth Jones, Lilian G. Katz, J. Ronald Lally, M.-A. Lucas, Yvette Sanchez Fuentes, Barbara Sawyer, Debra Ren-Etta Sullivan, Maurice Sykes, Yasmina Vinci, and Billie Young. View the Review Team gallery: www.childcareexchange.com/leadership
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