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  Thanks to the smart use of best practices, Rhode Island is leading the way on special education practices in pre-K. We recently learned more about Rhode Island’s efforts from Lisa Nugent, the state’s Coordinator of Early Learning. Rhode Island is a good example of success because it got a late start on building its […]

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  “I am a product of early education and care; and my daughter is a product of it as well,” Nikki Burnett told us recently. Burnett’s daughter is currently a student at Howard University. As for Burnett herself she has come full circle. Born and raised in Massachusetts, in Springfield’s Mason Square neighborhood, Burnett worked […]

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  Chrissy Howard, the new manager of Reading Success by 4th Grade, sums up her job with a question: “How can I use any resource I have to help other people get what they need?” For Howard this a tactical issue and a matter of social justice. Launched by the Irene E. and George A. […]

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  “Leading the Way,” is a series featuring the next generation of leaders in the field of early education and care. * Janet Begin was a computer engineer for ten years. She worked at AT&T Bell Labs. “I always knew I wanted to go into education,” Begin, a Haverhill resident, says. “But I knew I […]

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“Leading the Way,” is a series featuring the next generation of leaders in the field of early education and care. Tatiana Roll started her career in education early, teaching her sister and her stuffed animals when she was still a girl. Teaching, she says, “was just something that was always a part of me.” At […]

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“Leading the Way,” is a series featuring the next generation of leaders in the field of early education and care. When TeeAra Dias was 18 and working for Bright Horizons, a corporate child care provider, she asked herself a career question: “Do I want to live in a birthday bear suit?” Dias had been dressing […]

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“Leading the Way,” is a series featuring the next generation of leaders in the field of early education and care. For Lynn Santiago-Calling, leadership means connecting people. Santiago-Calling is the new executive director of MAAEYC, the Massachusetts Association for the Education of Young Children, and she is working to help the organization grow. MAAEYC is […]

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“Leading the Way,” is a series featuring the next generation of leaders in the field of early education and care. Ola Friday grew up with educators. Her mother was a teacher and an assistant principal, and her father was a teacher. Friday knew she wanted to be in education, but when the time came to […]

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“Leading the Way,” is a series featuring the next generation of leaders in the field of early education and care. Kretcha Roldan has spent her career combining social work and education. That’s what she loved about her job as executive director of AVANCE, a nonprofit organization in Waco, Texas, that runs a two-generation education and […]

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This is the debut of “Leading the Way,” a series featuring the next generation of leaders in the field of early education and care.   For Justin Pasquariello and Michele Dambrosio, leading the way in early education means making substantial investments in people. Last year, Pasquariello became the executive director of the East Boston Social […]

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