WVDE Employee Honored for Work with Young Students

October 21, 2003

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Association for Young Children named a West Virginia Department of Education employee as its member of the year. Dr. Cathy Jones, coordinator for Early Childhood and Even Start programs, received the recognition from the West Virginia Association for Young Children, a state affiliate for the National Association for the Education of Young Children.  

Dr. Jones received the award for her efforts and dedication to young children and their families related to the West Virginia Pre-Kindergarten system. The award is given every two years.  

The West Virginia Association for Children is a charitable and educational organization, which serves and acts on behalf of the needs, rights, and well being of all young children in West Virginia and their families. It holds a special emphasis on developmental and educational services and resources.  

For more information on the Pre-Kindergarten education, contact Dr. Cathy Jones at (304) 558-2691.

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