Random Acts of Kindness… and Intentional Ones Too

ITHACA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) – Monday begins Random Acts of Kindness Week, a national effort to get people thinking about giving back. The Child Development Council of Tompkins and Cortland Counties is looking to get people involved both this week and beyond. “The national Random Act of Kindness Week which launches this week and runs through the end of the week is … Read More

CEO Announces 50th Anniversary Campaign & Celebration Manager

Ithaca, NY. – Sue Dale-Hall, CEO of the Child Development Council, today announced that Michelle Courtney Berry has been named to the newly-created, temporary, part-time position of 50th Anniversary Campaign and Celebration Manager.  Berry is a business owner and former elected official who has been a member of the faculty and guest lecturer teaching marketing, public relations, media relations and ethics to undergraduate and … Read More

Parents Share Child Care Experiences

Child Care is Early Childhood Education It introduces young children to opportunities to learn and grow alongside of peers.  It is vital for parents to work and study. There are 3,000 children in child care in Tompkins County and 1,150 in Cortland County. All child care is not created equal.  It’s in homes, centers, at schools, and community places.  The … Read More