Region II Awards
The Region II Awards are awarded annually to individuals and programs recognize their excellence in early childhood education.
The winner of this award is a program/grantee that has demonstrated creativity, innovation and success in the areas of staff recruitment and retention, and/or child enrollment. Submissions for this award should describe the strategies or practices used and the results that have been seen.
2023 | Marilyn Gonzalez | LIFE- Labor and Industry for Education, Inc.
2023 | Carolyn Robinson | Gateway Community Action Partnership Head Start & Early Head Start
2023 | Kelly Cerney | Long Island Head Start
Director of the Year
2023 | Kristina Foster | Long Island Head Start
2023 | Myrna Carrero Vélez | Centro de Desarrollo Familiar Seasonal HS/EHS/CCP Diócesis de Mayaguez
Teacher of the Year
2023 | Jillian Borton | Community Action Organization (CAO)
2023 | Pamela M. Acker | CAO- Community Action Organization- of WNY
Program of the Year
2023 | Centro de Desarrollo Familiar Seasonal HS/EHS/CCP Diócesis de Mayaguez
Emergency Preparedness Award
2023 | Union Township Community Action Organization