to the Bucks County Association for the Education of Young Children (BCAEYC), a local affiliate of the state organization (PennAEYC), and the national association (NAEYC). BCAEYC is a non-profit organization composed of over three hundred members dedicated to supporting the needs and rights of young children, their families, and early childhood educators.

EVENTS

SAVE THE DATE
BCAEYC Fall Conference in October 8, 2016

The Bucks County Outstanding Educator Award is a recognition program for educators and directors working in Early Childhood Programs. Through a formalized nomination process, these individuals are recognized for their outstanding contribution to the field. Seven Early Childhood Professionals will be honored by the Bucks County Association for the Education of Young Children.

Nominations should be received by May 1, 2016 for presentation at the BCAEYC Fall Conference in October 8, 2016. A panel of judges appointed by the BCAEYC board that is sponsoring the award selects the winners. Questions should be directed to Lori Borman 215-860-1631.

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To lead in the promotion of excellence in early childhood education in Bucks County.



To increase public awareness and understanding of the needs and rights of all young children, families, and early childhood educators through advocacy and public policy initiatives.

To create and promote professional development opportunities for early childhood educators. 

To advocate for standards of professional practice and quality in early childhood education.

To model inclusiveness and respect for diversity in the early childhood profession.



In pursuit of our mission, BCAEYC is committed to these values:


Support for children and families to ensure the early years are ones in which children can grow, learn, and develop to their full potential. 

Advocacy for inclusion of all children in early childhood programs in Bucks County. 

Collaboration and advocacy for quality in all early childhood programs.

Respect for diverse views and perspectives related to developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood care and education.

Creation of a welcoming environment in which all members can participate fully in the organization.

Cultivation of a strong, vibrant structure for our organization. 

Encouragement , support, and opportunities for the professional development of early childhood educators and caregivers. 

Recognition for the profession of early childhood education and care.

Each year our affiliate co-sponsors the Fall Early Childhood Conference at the Bucks County Community College, which is attended by well over 500 participants--more than 500 for the past several years!! Also included in our calendar of events are professional development opportunities at host centers and Directorsí gatherings at area restaurants.  The topics are always timely and enlightening, and the camaraderie is rewarding. 

 in BCAEYC offers many opportunities to grow professionally and personally as an advocate for young children.  We invite you to learn more about membership benefits by exploring this site.  Further inquiries may be directed to: Jaime Robb at justchildren4@aol.com.

 in BCAEYC is rewarding both professionally and personally.

 

1985-88

Wanda Leypoldt

1988-90

Jeanette Twombly

1990-92

Pat Miiller

1992-94

Gail Wiik

1994-95

Rebecca Grimm

1995-96

Irene Gordon

1996-99

Jennifer Culp

1999-01

Lori Borman & Dori Dugan

2001-03

Roseann Fry

2003-05

Alison Sheridan

2005-07

 Lisa Puchalski & Martha Szychulski

2007-09

 Stacy Helton

2009-11

 Dawn Marie Stempien

20011-13

Kathe Bryner

20013-15

 Diane Donaher & Terri Mohapp

Bucks County Association for the Education of Young Children
Board Directory 2012-2013

President
5/15-5/17

Jane Mahler

mahlerjane@gmail.com

Vice-President/ Programs
5/13-5/15

Kristi Moreno
Kencrest

Kristi.moreno77@gmail.com

Vice-President/Membeship & Newsletter
5/13-5/15

Jaime Robb
Just Children Child Center – Grant Ave.

Justchildren4@aol.com

VP Organizational Development
5/14-5/16

Roseann Fry


rgf345@aol.com


Secretary
5/14-5/16

Traci O’Donnell
Morrisville YMCA
PreK Counts

Traci.odonnell4@yahoo.com

Treasurer
5/15-5/17

Beth Montanari
Tabor Children’s House

beth.montanari@tabor.org

WMontanari@msn.com

Assistant Treasurer/ Public Policy Chair
5/15-5/16

Dan LaGrotte
Rainbow Academy

danlagrotte@gmail.com

PennAEYC Rep/ Com. Coordinator
5/15-5/16

Pat Miiller

pmiiller@earthlink.net

Publicity
5/13-5/14


Jennifer Durkin
St. Joseph/ St. Robert's

jennifer.durkin@att.net

Website
5/15-5/16

Lisa Puchalski
Elbow Lane School

Mrs3pea@yahoo.com
Fax 215-933-1469

Scholarships/Grants
5/15-5/16

Alison Angelaccio
Emilie Christian Day School

Alison.sheridan@aol.com

Fall conference Co-Chair
5/15-5/16

Dawn Marie Stempien
Children’s Village

dstempien@verizon.net

Fall conference Co-Chair
5/15-5/16

Laura Hudson
Chandler Hall Child Dev. Program

llhudson@verizon.net

Outstanding Educator Award
5/15-5/16

Lori Borman
Child Development Specialties

loriborman@comcast.net
fax 215-860-9758

Advocacy Breakfast Co-Chair & Directors Focus Group
5/15-5/16

Kathleen Carmona
Keystone Kids Club

fjordan23@aol.com

Spring Dinner
5/15-5/16

Gina Difrancesco
Tabor Children’s House

gina.difrancesco@tabor.org

Week of the Young Child Community Event
5/15-5/16

Kathe Bryner
Bucks County IU #22

bikesandtikes@gmail.com

Faith Based Focus Group
5/15-5/16

Lisa Woods
Bensalem Christian Day School

lisawoods@comcast.net

Social Media Chair

Stacy Helton
Right Steps Education

stacy.helton14@gmail.com

REVISED 06/15/2015

In 2016, we will select a President-Elect, a Vice President of Organizational Development and a Secretary. Send suggestions for potential candidates for these or any other positions of involvement to Roseann Fry at rgf345@aol.com as well as other ideas for those interested in active involvement with BCAEYC activities. For website updates, please email Lisa Puchalski.

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