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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 16, 2009
Ribbon-Cutting Event for New Early Childhood Education Center
Subject: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Time: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, September 17, 2009
Place: College of the Canyons, Canyon Country campus
17200 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country, CA 91351-1622
Contact: John McElwain, (661) 362-5604; Dena Maloney (661) 362-3801
Event: A ribbon cutting ceremony for a 2,150-square-foot Center for Early Childhood Education on the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus.
The facility includes two fully-furnished classrooms, age-appropriate restrooms, a kitchen and observation areas to be utilized by parents and students majoring in early childhood education at College of the Canyons.
Featuring a learning environment and preschool program structured around the state’s recommended preschool learning foundations, the center provides children with a variety of creative materials needed to stimulate learning and social interaction, and curriculum designed to develop and support language arts, math/science, dramatic play, music, movement, social/emotional and creativity skills.
Speaking at the ceremony will be Joan MacGregor, president of the College of the Canyons Board of Trustees; Dr. Dena Maloney, founding dean of the Canyon Country campus; Diane Stewart, dean of early childhood education and training programs at College of the Canyons; and Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook, chancellor of College of the Canyons.