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We have amazing leaders in our field. They are everywhere—in classrooms, family child care programs, administrative offices, schools, colleges and universities, and in all of the offices, programs and services that support children and families. Through their actions, they provide vision, stability and direction.
Since 2014, Exchange has been making leadership more visible in the field of early care and education, fulfilling our responsibility to support and develop leaders by identifying and inviting early childhood leaders to join the Exchange Leadership Initiative. Applicants share their vision, how they lead, their passion and their determination. Exchange Leaders thoroughly understand early care and education principles and practices, address diversity and equity, and are engaged in life-long learning. They are grounded in their own work and are using their strengths and skills to make a difference for children, families, and their communities.
We invite you to meet our new Exchange Leaders for 2020. They join 320 previously-designated Exchange Leaders, and together they are ready to lead us into the future.
We asked each of our new Exchange Leaders to include information about their leadership journey using the following prompts. Each one of the new ...