Dawn Meyerski, current program director, promoted to lead Center
Mt Kisco, NY – (November 11, 2013) – The Board of Directors of Mount Kisco Child Care Center has selected Ms. Dawn Meyerski to become the Center’s new Executive Director, effective January 1, 2014. Ms. Meyerski presently holds the position of Program Director at the Center. Dottie Jordan, current Executive Director, will retire on December 31, 2013 after leading the Center for almost thirty years.
“Dawn’s proven history at MKCCC coupled with her enthusiasm and commitment to ensuring the future success of the Center are a winning combination,” said Dottie Jordan, Executive Director of MKCCC.
Ms. Meyerski began her career with MKCCC in 1983, when she was Head Teacher for the Preschool Program. She left in 1988 to become Lead Teacher for the Astor Early Childhood Programs/Head Start in Poughkeepsie, New York and in 1996 she was named Assistant Director/Teacher at the Precious People Early Learning Center in Westfield, New Jersey. Ms. Meyerski returned to Mount Kisco Child Care Center in 1998 as the Program Director and has held this position for the last 15 years.
“We are very pleased to announce this appointment,” said David M. Griff, MKCCC’s President of the Board of Directors. “Dawn’s contributions to Mount Kisco Child Care Center over the past 15 years are immeasurable. While we are saddened to see Dottie retire, we will continue to celebrate her accomplishments. The Board of Directors looks forward to working with Dawn in her new role as we continue to fulfill the mission of providing the highest quality early education and child care to working families in our community.”
Ms. Meyerski is a graduate of SUNY Oneonta and holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She received a Master of Science, Elementary Education, specializing in Early Childhood Education from SUNY New Paltz. Ms. Meyerski is the Co-President of the Westchester Early Childhood Directors Association. She is a member of the Child Care Council of Westchester and the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Ms. Meyerski and her husband, Jim, live in Yorktown Heights with their two sons.
About Mount Kisco Child Care Center:
Mount Kisco Child Care Center is a non-profit, NAEYC-accredited childcare facility serving families in Northern Westchester since 1971. MKCCC provides exceptional and affordable early care and education to a diverse group of children from three months to eleven years of age. Experienced and professional teachers, an innovative curriculum, unique programs, such as the JEWEL Intergenerational Program and Feed Me Fresh, its garden-to-table, sustainable nutrition program, and a state of the art facility contribute to create an exceptional early childhood education experience.
MKCCC is located at 95 Radio Circle, Mount Kisco, NY. For additional information, please visit www.mkccc.org or call (914) 241-2135. Follow MKCCC on www.facebook.com/MKCCC and www.twitter.com/MKCCC10549 for the latest news and updates.
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