Leadership Events

Upcoming Events

Join Us April 30th to Hear Ann McClain Terrell

The Early Childhood Leadership Initiative presents the event in our Leadership Speaker Series.

Leadership Journeys in Early Childhood Education
with Ann McClain Terrell
Executive Director, Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation
Author of: Graceful Leadership in Early Childhood Education

Monday, April 30th, 8:30-10:00am
CUNY Graduate Center
365 5th Avenue, Skylight Room
New York, NY 10016

To Register: Contact Alyssa Estremo
leadershipinitiative@earlychildhoodny.org | 718-254-7320


Past Events

Dine and Discuss, February 13th

The Leadership Initiative invites you to the first event of the Dine and Discuss Series. Join us for a light dinner, great speakers, and networking!

Tues, February 13
6:00 - 8:00pm

This session features local early childhood leaders speaking about their own pathway to leadership. Our distinguished panel will include:

  • Meghan Dunn, Riverdale Avenue Community School
  • Thelma Dye, Northside Center for Child Development
  • Luz Peña, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center
  • Jenna Pettinicchi, FirstStepNYC, SCO Family of Services

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Teach for America - NY
25 Broadway, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10004

Contact Alyssa Estremo to RSVP:
leadershipinitiative@earlychildhoodny.org | 718-254-7320


Leadership Speaker Series with Anne Douglass, January 24th

The Early Childhood Leadership Initiative is launching its Leadership Speaker Series, designed for individuals in leadership and policy-making roles wherever children are served.

Weds, Janaury 24
8:30 - 10am
Anne Douglass

Anne Douglass, Ph.D., is Associate Professor and Executive Director at the Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Dr. Douglass is an expert on leadership, quality improvement, professional development and how to cultivate talented and diverse leadership from within the early care and education workforce. She is the author of a new book entitled Leading for Change in Early Care and Education: Cultivating Leadership from Within.

Wednesday, January 24th, 8:30-10:00am
CUNY Graduate Center
365 5th Avenue, Skylight Room
New York, NY 10016

Contact Alyssa Estremo to RSVP: leadershipinitiative@earlychildhoodny.org | 718-254-7320