Jillian Wendolowski Selected for NAEYC's Inaugural Young Professionals Advisory Council (YPAC)
Jillian Mangan Wendolowski will have the opportunity to help the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
recruit, engage, and retain young professionals in the field of early childhood education. The 15 members of NAEYC's inaugural
Young Professionals Advisory Council (YPAC) will serve one-year terms (http://www.naeyc.org/getinvolved/YPAC). Jillian is
teaching preschool 4's and gym during her 7th year at the Children's School. Her optimistic perspective, respectful attitude, effective
interactions with adults, proactive stance, strong work ethic, leadership and organizational skills, and dry sense of humor will be key
to her impact on the YPAC team, and her communication and technology savvy help the team reach their target audience. Congratulations, Jillian!
Children's School educators and parents engage with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan during his annual Back-to-School Bus Tour
On Friday, September 18th, Children's School educators greeted Secretary of Education Arne Duncan during his arrival while student employee
Stanton Man led the Kiltie Bagpiper parade from the Fine Arts parking lot to the Cohon University Center. Dr. Ken Koedinger (Leeza, AM 4's)
participated in the panel discussion (far right, https://www.hcii.cmu.edu/people/ken-koedinger) and Dr. Tom Lauwers (Adrian, AM 3's)
demonstrated his educational robots (http://www.birdbraintechnologies.com). For more information on Duncan's Bus Tour, see:
Play and Learning
On Wednesday, October 23rd, the Children's School was featured on WESA 90.5 as part of a series on the Life of Learning. The topic was, "Connecting the Dots between Play and Learning". Click the link below to listen to the 7 minute segment.