Directors as Leaders

Directors as Leaders (DAL) is an initiative sponsored by Child Care Resource Network as a collaborative of the Western New York early childhood community, committed to high-quality early childhood programs.

By joining DAL, you’ll be able to participate in activities with local directors, cultivating a leadership mentality including:

1.Connecting with other child care and education professionals

2.Professional development specifically for early childhood leaders in WNY

3.Opportunities to share your knowledge and experiences with other early childhood professionals

4.Invaluable networking opportunities

For more information about DAL and upcoming activities and meeting, or to join the DAL mailing list, please contact Christina Fecio at 716-510-7710 or


To increase the quality of early childhood programs by cultivating, mentoring, and supporting the diverse population of early childhood leaders in Western New York.


High-quality leadership in all early childhood programs.