Meet Our New Staff: July 2017

Jocelyn Marshall, Executive Administrative Assistant 

Q: What did you do prior to CCRN?

A: “I am currently also a teacher at Daemen College and UB while in graduate school at UB. Previously, I’ve taught secondary and university courses over the last seven years, and I have also worked in publishing for about three years.”

Q: What do you enjoy most about working in an organization that interacts with children, families and child care providers?

A: “I find it really rewarding when I’ve helped others be successful, like helping a parent with their work and family schedules, seeing children reach next steps in development, organizing funding to expand outreach or efficacy.”

Q: What is your proudest personal accomplishment?

A: “Independently moving overseas and independently obtaining a job/starting a new life after completing my BA.”

 

Sara Honsberger, Education & Training Specialist

Q: What did you do prior to CCRN?

A: “Before I started at CCRN I taught second grade for two years in Depew. Before teaching second grade I taught at a small private preschool for several years. I worked with toddlers and preschool aged children.”

Q: What is the most rewarding part of your job?

A: “The most rewarding part of my job is knowing that I am reaching out and helping/supporting educators. I am also ensuring that child care facilities are available and up to standards for children and their families. Being able to be a part of that is very satisfying.”

Q: What are your professional goals?

A: “My largest current professional goal is to obtain my training credential so I can start forming and implementing my own trainings at CCRN. After that, I would like to obtain my coaching credential as well."

Terrell Chambers, CACFP Specialist

Q: What drew you towards working at a non-profit organization?

A: “I knew I wanted to work for a non-profit since High School. I did a leadership and advocacy course at Citizen Committee for Children in New York City and wanted to help children since in the non-profit sector.”

Q: Who is your biggest influence?

A: “My biggest influence is my mother. She is a wonderful woman and mother to be able to invest so much time, energy, love, and money in me.”

Q: What are your professional goals?

A: “My professional goal is to gain as much experience and knowledge as I can. Within 10 years I would like to open up my own Recreation Center that will provide an abundance of resources for families as a whole and individuals!”