Sixteen people graduated Saturday from a program aimed at improving early childhood education for local children.
The On Track by 5 Alliance teams up the Lafayette Parish School System and local child care providers in an effort to improve the quality of early learning for all children.
The program offers professional development and resources to people who work in local child care centers. Upon graduation from the state-approved program, these professionals receive an ancillary certificate to recognize their completion of the comprehensive preparation program.
Graduating today in the Infant & Toddler program were:
- Bailey Bodin of Sugar N Spice Broussard Preschool
- Nichole Boudreaux of Little Blessings Childcare of Broussard
- Kelly Desormeaux of Kids Only II of Lafayette
- LaQuanta Edwards of Futures Unilimited
- Danielle Hollier of Kids Only II of Lafayette
- Jessica Istre of The Learning Tree Preschool
- Kailen Phillips of Little Blessings Childcare and Preschool
- Whitney Rideaux of Little Blessings Childcare and Preschool
- Tierra Robertson of Divine Treasures Development Center
- Hannah Sampy of Kids Only II of Lafayette
- Courtney Sonnier of Christina Learning Center
- Sherry Sonnier of Little Blessings Childcare of Broussard
Graduating today in the Preschool program were:
- Brianna Camos of Little Blessings Childcare of Broussard
- Jessica Jackson of Doodlebug’s Early Childhood Development
- Monica Jimenez of Kids Only II of Lafayette
- Jacelyn Rideaux of Christina Learning Center