Rochester Educator Wins Educational Excellence Award from KinderCare Learning Companies
(ABC 6 News) – One Rochester educator is receiving The Educational Excellence Award from KinderCare Learning Companies.
Darcy Sexton works at Rochester Knowledge Beginnings, a daycare owned and operated by KinderCare.
She’s been teaching there for over a year, helping 12 to 18-month-olds be the best they can be.
She gets to see their first steps, and maybe even get to hear a first word.
Darcy is one of 28 teachers from around the country to be awarded for her hard work in helping a child’s development.
“My kids come in and I do things from the heart. I wear my heart on my sleeve. I really try to build a connection with the family and the kids, I love the children as my own,” Sexton said.
This job means so much to Darcy because she’s a mom.
Everyday she’s fighting for a better future for herself and others.
She wants to get credentialed as a child development associate in the future.
The award includes a cash prize, professional development opportunities, and a cash award for Rochester Knowledge Beginnings.
For more information on Rochester Knowledge Beginnings, click here.