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Celebrating 40 Years of Leadership for Quality

2012 Management and Administration Conference and 40th Anniversary Celebration and Awards GALA April 27-28, 2012 Sponsored in part by the Department of Early Education and Care


MADCA BOARD OF DIRECTORS KAREN FREDERICK - PRESIDENT Community Teamwork, Inc. LEO DELANEY - VICE PRESIDENT, ADMINISTRATION Ellis Memorial & Eldredge, Inc. SHERI ADLIN - VICE PRESIDENT, PUBLIC POLICY South Shore Day Care Services EDWARD MADAUS - TREASURER Guild of Saint Agnes Child Care Programs MARY ANN ANTHONY - SECRETARY Catholic Charities Child Care REGION REPRESENTATIVES I Mark Leonas - Valley Opportunity Council II John Gardiner - Worcester Comprehensive Child Care Services III Caroline Haines - Pathways for Children IV Lonnie Schroeder - Newton Community Service Center V Anne Scott - Cape Cod Child Development Programs VI Wayne Ysaguirre - Associated Early Care & Education AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVES Mary Pat Messmer Cape Cod Child Development Programs Mark Culliton College Bound Dorchester Sharon Thompson Community Day Care of Lawrence Melissa de Sousa Little People’s College Robert French NorthStar Learning Centers, Inc.

Ardith Wieworka Child Development and Education, Inc. Sharon Scott Chandler Action for Boston Community Development Deborah Kneeland For Kids Only Afterschool Programs Anne Nemetz-Carlson Child Care of the Berkshires FCC REPRESENTATIVE Robin Brooks Community Action Inc. of Haverhill

ASSOCIATION STAFF William Eddy Executive Director Sharon Fileccia MacDonald Director, Member Services


MADCA 2012 Management and Administration Conference

Celebrating 40 Years of Leadership for Quality April 27-28, 2012 Friday, April 27 3:00-3:30

Welcome with Sherri Killins, EEC Commissioner

3:30-5:30

Workshop Session I

5:30-6:30

Networking/Vendors

6:30-7:30

Reception/Networking

7:30-9:00

Dinner and Awards

9:00-11:00

Entertainment/Dancing

Saturday, April 28 8:00-9:00

Breakfast Buffet

9:00-9:15

Sherri Killins, EEC Commissioner

9:15-10:15

Keynote Speaker Helen Blank

10:15-12:30

Workshop Session II

12:30

Evaluation and Departure


It all began with this letter in 1972...


April 27, 2012 On behalf of our members, comprising 600 center-based early education care programs and 2,400 family child care providers, I would like to welcome you to our Association’s 40th anniversary celebratory conference & Gala. Today and tomorrow, we will celebrate a milestone, while looking to the future with a conference that promotes quality through an array of workshops. At Friday’s gala, we will celebrate all that makes this field so special: We will recognize a Member of Congress, Niki Tsongas (D-Lowell) and two state legislators, Senator Michael Moore and Representative Linda Dorcena Forry. These three leaders have made access to care, as well as ensuring program stability and a livable wage for early educators their cause. We will also recognize early educators from our field, who each day positively impact the lives of countless children and families in our state. Finally, this evening, we recognize our outgoing Association President, Karen Frederick, with our lifetime achievement award. Karen’s thirty-four year commitment to quality early education for the children of Merrimack Valley, culminating in her becoming the first female to be selected as Community Teamwork’s Executive Director, is deserving of recognition by itself. However, her willingness to also serve as our Association President for the past fifteen years, fighting public policy battles for the field, has earned her our lasting gratitude. A highlight of this conference is the participation of two leaders in this field, Helen Blank and Sherri Killins. We are thankful that Helen Blank could take time from her role as a leader of the National Women’s Law Center in Washington to join us as our Keynote Speaker. Helen has had a significant impact on the federal child care landscape and we are thankful for her efforts. Additionally, we are pleased to welcome our friend and conference partner, Commissioner Sherri Killins. We thank Sherri for all that she does for Massachusetts children and families. Finally, we thank our conference sponsors and vendors – their participation has made this conference a success. We appreciate you joining us today and look forward to our 5th decade of advocating for our field. I hope you enjoy the gala and conference Sincerely,

William J. Eddy William J. Eddy Executive Director


Lifetime Achievement Award Karen N. Frederick In recognition of her dedicated service to children and families in the Merrimack Valley, as well as her fifteen years as President of MADCA.

2012 National Service Award

U.S. Representative Niki Tsongas


2012 legislator of the Year Award

Representative Linda Dorcena Forry

Senator Michael Moore

MADCA would like to give special thanks to the sponsors of the 40th Anniversary and Award Celebration ABCD Head Start and Children’s Services All-Brand New England Associated Early Care and Education Cape Cod Child Development Catholic Charities Child Care The Children’s Chef Child Care of the Berkshires Child Development and Education, Inc. College Bound Dorchester Community Day Care of Lawrence Community Teamwork, Inc. Department of Early Education and Care East Boston Social Centers, Inc. East End House Ellis Memorial & Eldredge House Emily Food Services Enterprise Bank For Kids Only Afterschool Programs Governmental Strategies, Inc. Guild of St. Agnes Little People’s College The Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership NorthStar Learning Centers, Inc.

Packachoag Acres Day Care Center, Inc. Pathways for Children Stars Teaching Strategies United South End Settlements United Way of Mass Bay and Merrimack Valley Valley Opportunity Council Worcester Comprehensive Education and Care Special Thanks to the Committee who planned this event: Mary Ann Anthony, Catholic Charities Leo Delaney, Ellis Memorial, Chairperson Melissa de Sousa, Little People’s College Bill Eddy, MADCA Sharon Fileccia MacDonald, MADCA John Gardiner, Worcester Comprehensive Education and Care Briana Kneeland, For Kids Only Afterschool Programs Debbie Kneeland, For Kids Only Afterschool Programs Anne Nemetz-Carlson, Child Care of the Berkshires Julie Salois, Community Teamwork, Inc. Wendy Meigs, Ellis Memorial


Helen Blank Director of Leadership and Public Policy, National Women’s Law Center Previously Ms. Blank served 24 years as the director of the Child Care and Development Division at the Children’s Defense Fund. While at the Children’s Defense Fund, Ms. Blank spearheaded a variety of efforts for improved early learning legislation. In an effort to pass the Act for Better Child Care, the first comprehensive federal child care legislation, she organized the Alliance for Better Child Care. Additionally she developed a guide for the implementation of the legislation that was enacted, the Child Care and Development Block Grant, that was widely used by state policymakers and child care leaders. In 1991, she led an effective campaign to convince the Bush administration to issue regulations for the Child Care and Development Block Grant that allowed states to use the new federal funds in the best interests of children. She was also a leader in efforts to expand and improve the child care provisions in welfare reform, subsequently developing a guide to assist states in implementing the provisions. In addition, she created the Child Care Now! Campaign, an ongoing initiative, which attempts to focus attention on early care and education. She has authored and co-authored numerous major studies and reports on state child care policies including A Center Piece of the Child Care Puzzle; Providing Prekindergarten in Child Care Centers; Getting Organized: Unionizing Home-Based Child Care Providers; Close to Home: State Strategies to Strengthen and Support Family, Friend and Neighbor Care; In Their Own Voices: Parents and Providers Struggling with Child Care Cuts; Working Together for Children: Head Start and Child Care Partnerships; Seeds of Success: Pre-Kindergarten Initiatives; and A Fragile Foundation: State Child Care Assistance Policies, and numerous articles and papers on child care policies. While at CDF, she created and led the Emerging Leaders Program for up and coming leaders in early care and education and at the National Women’s Law Center co-directs PLAN, the Progressive Leadership and Advocacy Network for emerging leaders focusing on issues affecting low-income women and their families. Prior to her work at the Children’s Defense Fund, she spent two years at the Child Welfare League of America where she was instrumental in the development of child welfare reform legislation. Working with the National Child Nutrition Project, she directed a model food stamp outreach campaign in the Washington Metropolitan area that increased food stamp participation, and resulted in major improvements in the administration of the program in several local jurisdictions. In addition, she helped advocate for replication of this campaign in a number of states. Ms. Blank is a member of Teach for America’s Early Childhood Advisory Board, the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Advisory Committee, the Child Care Food Program Sponsors’ Forum, and the Advisory Board for LISC, the Local Initiative Support Corporation. Ms. Blank has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from Hunter College of the City University of New York.


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Presenters Mary Ann Anthony, MS

Director of the Child Care Division, Catholic Charities 19 Saint Joseph St Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 maryann_anthony@ccab.org Mary Ann Anthony, who holds a masters degree in child care administration, has been managing multi-site child care operations for over 30 years, in the for-profit and not-forprofit sectors. She currently directs child care programming for over 1100 children and their families at Catholic Charities. She serves on the MADCA Board, the Advisory for Early Education for All, and on the CSEFEL State Planning Team for Massachusetts. She has been adjunct professor in the Master’s Program for Leadership and Administration at Johnson & Wales University School of Education, and is a frequent trainer, speaker, and author on issues related to early care and education administration.

Charlie Appelstein, MSW

President, Appelstein Trainings Resources 12 Martin Ave. Salem, NH 03079 charlieappelstein@comcast.net Charlie Appelstein, M.S.W. trains and consults all over the United States as well as internationally, with treatment facilities, foster care programs, parent groups, and public and private schools. He is the author of No Such Thing as a Bad Kid: Understanding and responding to the Challenging Behavior of Troubled Children and Youth. He recently produced an award winning self-help CD for moms and dads titled: Parent Rhapsody – Songs & Musical Mantras for Successful Parenting.

Maryellen Coffey

Executive Director, BOSTnet 6 Beacon St Boston, MA 02108 coffey@bostnet.org Maryellen Coffey is Executive Director at BOSTnet, which has worked to strengthen the afterschool and OST field for 25 years through innovative research, leadership and program design, training, coaching, and quality supports. Bostnet serves as the state affiliate for the National Afterschool Association, expanding BOSTnet’s network statewide to connect out of school time programs and practitioners to a statewide and national professional association. Coffey serves on the advisory board of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care, Regional Partnership Advisory Committees in Regions 3,4,5, and 6, and has served as a commissioner on the first Massachusetts Commission on Afterschool and Out of School Time.

Patty Whitelaw Drogue

Early Education and Care Trainer and Consultant 83 Dillingham Way Hanover, MA 02339 patty_w_d@yahoo.com Patty Whitelaw Drogue has been working in early care and education for over 25 years in a variety of settings, including

community based and corporate child care programs, research and higher education. Patty currently works in the Region 1 Office of Head Start and as an independent consultant and trainer.

Jeanine Fitzgerald, MA

Certified Human Behavior Specialist Owner, Fitzgerald Institute for Lifelong Learning PO Box 118 Hubbardston, MA 01452 tpfitz45@aol.com As a speaker, consultant and trainer, Jeanine has worked with thousands of educators, child care professionals and parents across the country. She has taught at the college level and presented on the campuses of Bryant University, the University of Rhode Island and Harvard University. Jeanine is recognized on the federal level as an approved trainer in the fields of education, disabilities and mental health. As an author, Jeanine has published The Dance of Interaction and is currently working on Educating the Heart, due to be released in 2012. Education with Insight, a national training program, in association with Personality Insights, Inc., was released in 2010.

Jean Franco, MEd. (panelist)

Superintendent of Schools, Lowell, MA Ms Franco has 34 years in education with expertise in administrative leadership, teaching and learning in the areas of English as a second language, literacy and language curriculum, instruction and assessment. She holds a Masters in Education from Leslie University.

Jo Ann Howell

Director of Transportation Operations, Community Teamwork Inc. 126 Phoenix Ave. Lowell, MA 01852 jhowell@comteam.org As Director of Transportation for CTI, Jo Ann brings her experience as an Infant, Toddler, Preschool and School Age educator to the transportation department. Jo Ann attended Hesser College, Nashua, NH, where she earned her Human Services degree. She oversees the delivery of quality transportation service, applying her insights gained from years of providing early childhood quality program, promoting collaboration between driver, parent, and program to promote safety and best practice.

Karen G. Johnston, LICSW, CEIS

Independent Trainer 89 Longview Dr Florence, MA 01062 KJTrainingConsultants@gmail.com Karen Johnston is an accomplished trainer who has been working in the field of family support and birth-to-three for over fifteen years. She has presented regionally and nationally on topics such as professional boundaries, reflective supervision, vicarious trauma, and navigating hard conversations with parents. She is the primary author of the


five-day reflective supervision training for Healthy Families Massachusetts (HFM), and she has served on the faculty of the Child Trauma Institute She currently divides her time among Early Intervention in Massachusetts, consulting/ training, and graduate school.

Connie Martin, M.Ed. (panelist)

School Committee Member, Lowell Ms Martin is a graduate of St. Michael’s College, Winooski, VT. And completed her M.Ed in Education Administration at the Graduate School of Education, University of Massachusetts at Lowell. During her career in non-profit management, she has held positions in several different sectors including arts and culture, business advocacy, workforce development and child care programming. She has served on the school committee for 13 years, and volunteers with several charities in the Lowell area.

Tanya Mead, B.A. (panelist)

Director of the After School, CTI Ms Mead holds an Associate Degree in Social Work and Bachelor Degree in Human Services from Leslie University. She has held her management position for the past six years. Her philosophy that collaboration is a necessary element for successful after-school programming has strengthened partnerships at six separate facilities and has supported CTI to become part of the school community during the school day.

committees including Governor Patrick’s Readiness Task Force, Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Birth to School Age Task Force, and Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Early Childhood and Out of School Time Workforce Development Task Force. She also serves as a member of the Advisory Committee for the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. Most recently she led a statewide effort to develop a statewide action plan for youth in partnership with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services and other Massachusetts United Way agencies. This plan – Success 4 Life – has been endorsed by the Governor’s Children and Youth Cabinet and the 19 other United Way agencies of Massachusetts. In collaboration with the Mayor’s Office Peg co-led the development of Thrive in 5, Boston’s citywide school readiness roadmap.

Nancy Toso, MEd.

Director of Training and Program Development COMPASS for kids 4 Militia Dr, Suite 7 Lexington, MA 02421 nancytoso@compassforkids.org Nancy has a wealth of experience in all aspects of early childhood – as a toddler and preschool teacher, director, center owner, family child care specialist, and consultant/ trainer. Nancy has a BS and MEd, has been a CAYL Schott Fellow, and is on the Board of the Essex County AEYC and the Massachusetts AEYC.

Julie Salois (panel facilitator)

Associate Executive Director Community Teamwork, Inc. 155 Merrimack St Lowell, MA 01852 Jsalois@comteam.org Julie Salois has worked in early childhood management for over 25 years. In her current position at CTI she oversees a variety of programs, including Early Head Start, Head Start, Family Child Care, WIC, and Youth Build, transportation services to over 900 children/families daily, and five after school/out of school time programs with the Lowell/ Dracut Public School District. A graduate of Northern Essex Community College with an Associates Degree in Early Childhood and Franklin Pierce College with a Bachelors Degree in Business Management, she has pursued graduate studies in Public Administration at Suffolk University, Sawyer School of Management.

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Senior Vice President for Community Impact United Way Massachusetts Bay and the Merrimack Valley (UWMBMV) 51 Sleeper St Boston, MA 02210 psprague@supportunitedway.org UWMBMV serves more than 100 cities and towns in Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire and Maine. In her role Peg oversees the development and implementation of community investment strategies in United Way’s three impact areas – Healthy Child Development, Increasing Youth Opportunities and Family Financial Stability, and the distribution of $30M annually. Peg has served on a number of statewide task forces and

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Friday Workshops

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Establishing and Maintaining Professional Boundaries in the 21st Century: A Conversation with Supervisors and Administrators

2.

Communicating Effectively with Co-workers and Customers

3.

Dancing with Porcupines: Understanding the Finer Points of Ourselves and Others

4.

Successful Collaborations: Out of School Time Partnerships with Public School Systems

5.

Learning Should Never Take a Summer Vacation

Karen G. Johnston, LCSW, CEIS Elements of professional boundary issues and strategies for direct service workers, with opportunities for directors/supervisors to explore from their special vantage point. How do we support childcare workers, and how can we update our policies to respond to the challenge that social networking poses? Nancy Toso, MEd. Director of Training, COMPASS for kids Discover how to communicate more effectively with your co-workers and customers. Participants will engage in activities and discussion to explore strength-based communication skills, understanding different perspectives, and tips for effective listening and overall communication.

Jeanine K. Fitzgerald, Certified Human Behavior Specialist, Fitzgerald Institute for Lifelong Learning This session uses the ultimate discovery system to understand ourselves and others. Once understood, the system can be used for greater success in reducing stress, minimizing conflict, restoring relationships, enhancing communication, and managing team dynamics.

Panel: Julie Salois, Associate Executive Director, CTI Inc., Lowell; Connie Martin, Lowell School Committee; Jean Franco, Superintendent of Schools, Lowell; Tanya Mead, After School Director, CTI Inc., Lowell A panel of experts from the Lowell School System and CTI (Community Teamwork Inc.) will share their experience with collaboration to strengthen service delivery to families. The panel will review which activities have strengthened collaboration within each school facility, and ways to embrace the similarities and differences between both organizations.

Mary Ellen Coffey, Executive Director, BOSTnet; Peg Sprague, Senior Vice President for Community Development, United Way Massachusetts Bay and the Merrimack Valley To prevent summer learning loss and ultimately maintain or increase student reading skills, the Summer Learning Collaborative sought to improve school partnerships, family engagement and the confidence and competency of OST staff to provide intentional literacy activities. The presenters will describe lessons learned and best practices developed so that participants will learn key elements to support summer learning for all children.


Saturday Workshops

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1.

Carpe Diem! (Seize the Day!): Time Management Skills for Supervisors and Managers

2.

The Art of Engaging and Working With Families Using Positive Strength-based Theories and Techniques

3.

Constructive Supervision: Setting Your Staff Up for Success

4.

The Wheels on the Bus

Patty Whitelaw Drogue, Early Education and Care Trainer and Consultant Do you often feel that you need a lot more time to get everything done? Do you feel pushed and pulled in many directions by your “to-do’s”? Participants will examine how they use time and explore strategies for managing time both wisely and effectively.

Charlie Appelstein, MSW, President, Appelstein Training Resources Strength-based practice is an emerging approach to working with children and families that is exceptionally positive and inspiring. This workshop will introduce a host of strength-based strategies that will help professionals to better engage and maximize the strengths inherent in every child and family member. Mary Ann Anthony, MS, Director of the Child Care Division, Catholic Charities, Boston Through activities, lecture and small group discussion, participants will learn proven practices from hiring to orientation to individualized goals and supervision. Emphasis will be placed on developing both the supervisor’s and the teacher’s reflective practice and intentionality. Jo Ann Howell, BS, Director of Transportation Operations, CTI, Lowell. Vehicles are the front door to early childhood programs, and transportation staff are critical in high quality case management for families. Participants will explore models of safe and developmentally appropriate transportation systems that build collaborations between provider, driver/monitor, and parent. The “Five C’s” of transportation will be reviewed (Communication, Consistency, Custody, Compliance, and Commitment) and the new EEC transportation regulations will be discussed.

Continuing Education Unit Participants wishing to receive .5 CEU must attend for the full 5 instructional hours (Keynote and 2 workshops) and submit verification of attendance at the end of the conference. CEU certificates will be sent to participants within 4 weeks of the conference. What is the value of a CEU? One CEU represents 10 hours of EEC approved professional development in a category of study, or core competency area, that meets QRIS requirements. This conference has applied to offer .5 CEU in the category of Child Care Administration/Business Administration, which addresses Core Competency #8: Professionalism and Leadership.


Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten, Afterschool, Family Child Care Locations: Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, Lynn, Malden, North Cambridge, Peabody, Somerville, South Boston Developmentally based curriculum Teacher longevity Safe nurturing environment Nutritious hot meals Affordable For the location near you visit

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The Board and Staff of Community Teamwork, Inc. extend sincere congratulations to Karen N. Frederick as MADCA recognizes her for her invaluable contributions to quality Early Education and Care across the Commonwealth


Congratulations for 40 years of Leadership Service

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Congratulations MADCA on your 40th Anniversary!

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The Institute for Education and Professional Development is your go-to training resource for the latest in: QRIS Levels 2-4 including all necessary tools NAEYC & NAFCC Accreditation and CDA credentialing Massachusetts Infant/Toddler, Preschool Guidelines, and Grade 3 Alignment Individual Professional Development Plans (IPDP) and Program Development Plans CEU trainings in all early childhood subjects

Access our trainings through a variety of convenient formats: Webinar On-line Distance Learning Workshops Conferences Group and one-on-one mentoring on site at your program or at one of our many training spaces statewide

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Congratulations On the occasion of your 40th Anniversary Conference

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United South End Settlements Neighbors Helping Neighbors Since 1891

The mission of United South End Settlement is to build a strong community by improving the education, health, safety and economic security of low-income individuals and families in Boston’s historic South End/Lower Roxbury and to serve as a national model of successful neighborhood engagement. We offer high-quality programs and services to neighbors at all stages of life, with almost 4,000 people walking through our doors each year.

YOUTH

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Hundreds of children and youth gain structure and benefits associated with developing the skills for successful living through our Youth programming

Adults in our Workforce Readiness programming get back on track and rekindle their love for learning in moving towards selfsufficiency

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SENIORS Senior Services programming stimulates a philosophy of lifelong learning and an attitude of holistic health and wellness •

Senior Wellness Programming

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UNITED WAY

CONGRATULATES

MADCA

ON ITS 40TH

ANNIVERSARY.

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Thank You MADCA for 40 years of Leadership! from the staff and families of Pathways!

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MADCA COnference 2012 Program Book  

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