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Early Childhood Program Hosts 5th Annual Mentor Appreciation Night
On Thursday November 3, 2011, approximately 160 early childhood educators attended an evening to honour their contribution to the education of Fanshawe's students and to celebrate our profession. The event was held in the James Colvin Atrium at Fanshawe's London Campus.
At left, guest speaker Drew Dudley spoke about the meaning of leadership.
Pam McLaughlin, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Human Services, welcomed the participants as the child care community acknowledged those child care centres who participated in the "Raising the Bar" Quality Child Care Initiative.
The Association for Early Childhood Educators also recognized two deserving award recipients, Tammy DeSouza and Jan Blaxall.
At right: AECEO representative Janice Meharey, centre, congratulates award recipients Tammy DeSouza (left) and Jan Blaxall (right).
As part of "Continuing the Mentoring Momentum," the evening was highlighted by international speaker and leadership educator Drew Dudley who spoke about the meaning of leadership.
At right: Fanshawe Early Childhood Education Coordinators Carol Tracy, Sheryl Ragobar and Donna Davis with Dean Pam McLaughlin
Fanshawe College was awarded funds to support this and other initiatives throughout
2012. These Government of Ontario funds are managed by the Early
Childhood Community Development Centre (ECCDC), who have partnered with Fanshawe
College in this project. Special thanks to the Association for Early Childhood
Educators Ontario for sponsoring our guest speaker.
In a time of tremendous growth and change in the field of Early Childhood Education we are grateful for the support of our child care community.
Coordinator, Early Childhood Education