Allegany County, NY – “Early childhood teachers and daycare providers across Allegany County received a special acknowledgement and warm message of appreciation last week for Valentine’s Day,” said Robin Fuller, Ardent Solutions’ Early Childhood Education and Development Coordinator. “Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to show love and appreciation for those who dedicate their lives to our youngest community members.”
Early childhood education is a term that refers to the period of time from a child’s birth to when they enter kindergarten. It is an important time in children’s lives because it is when they first learn how to interact with others, including peers, teachers and parents, and also begin to develop interests that will stay with them throughout their lives. “Early childhood teachers and daycare providers provide social, emotional, and educational support to young children that helps them to develop and succeed,” continued Fuller.
To recognize their contribution to our communities, Ardent Solutions and the Allegany County Early Childhood Coalition delivered 82 Valentine’s Day gifts and messages of thanks to eighteen local daycares, pre-schools, and head start providers across Allegany County. “Operation Love Our Teachers” celebrated those who nurture and keep young children safe.
Ms. Sherri Dunning, Canaseraga CDC Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, expressed her gratitude and surprise by sending a heartfelt message back to the Coalition, “I just wanted to say thank you for the super fun Valentine package I received yesterday (Friday). What a neat and thoughtful idea! You most certainly made my day.”
“Operation Love Our Teachers” is part of Ardent Solutions’ efforts to honor essential workers in our communities. If you are interested in joining the Early Childhood Development Community Coalition, please contact Robin Fuller at [email protected] and like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/Allegany-County-Early-Childhood-Development-Coalition-105450147952584.