Mount Kisco, NY – (March 19, 2012) –Mount Kisco Child Care Center (MKCCC) announces today that Phyllis Herz will now serve on the Board of Directors.
Herz boasts an extensive career in education which encompasses classroom teaching in special education and developing and running a private practice with special needs children in the areas of early intervention and education evaluations. She has spoken extensively to educator training programs in the areas of best practices and methods of successfully integrating special education methods and specialists in the classroom.
Prior to her new position on the Board, Herz served as an administrator of the highly respected intergenerational program at My Second Home, a program of Family Services of Westchester. This intergenerational program, JEWEL, is a collaborative effort between My Second Home and Mount Kisco Child Care Center. Herz developed programming and coordinated and trained staff for the integration of seniors in a day facility with children at MKCCC.
In addition to her work with MKCCC, Herz lends her time serving on the board of trustees at Solomon Schechter School of Westchester, is on the grants committee for the Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York and is an active member and fundraiser for the Cornell Parents Fund as well as Chairperson of the Social Action Committee at her synagogue. Herz holds a master’s in education from the University of Maryland.
“I look forward to developing my role at MKCCC,” said Herz. “The organization approaches education in a unique way, providing children in the community with access to innovative, hands-on learning.”
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.
About Mount Kisco Child Care Center:
Mount Kisco Child Care Center is a licensed nonprofit, non-sectarian childcare facility that has served the working families of Northern Westchester since 1971. MKCCC provides exceptional and affordable, early-care and education to a diverse group of children three months to five years. The Center’s expanded school-age program serves children up to 12 years of age.