Lowell Executive Director
, Jo-Ann Spence
, wins first ever National Education Award for Child Care Center Director on September, 15th, 2012 in Washington D.C
. If Teachers and Directors were treated like athletes and celebrities, would that look like? The 2012 Bammy Awards in Washington D.C. sought to answer that question. http://www.bammyawards.com
Honoring all aspects of Education from Preschool to College, the Bammy Awards are a chance for education to shine. Jo-Ann Spence, Executive Director of Lowell Day Nursery for 25 years, won in the Child Care Center Director category. Her article, "The Director's Job, Straight from the Field," is available from Early Childhood Exchange magazine at www.childcarexchange.com
. She has co-taught a National Workshop on Gossip, is on the Early Childhood Advisory Board of Middlesex Community College and the Greater Lowell Regional Vocational School. She is the past Chairperson of the Family and Community Engagement Council of Lowell in connection with Lowell Public Schools.