Friedrich was nominated by her co-workers. The following quotes
highlight why she was chosen for this honor:
"Dana exhibits a
passion for teaching and genuinely cares for each child and
family in her classroom."
"Dana goes above
and beyond for children, their families and the staff at her
"She remains calm throughout stressful
days and events, while keeping a positive attitude."
Friedrich was presented with a plaque and $50 gift card by Beth
Fleshman, who serves as Head Start director and Community Action
Partnership deputy director.
Head Start and
Early Head Start are always looking for expectant mothers,
infants and toddlers up to age 5 to join their programs. If you know
someone who is interested in helping their children build a solid
learning foundation, contact Head Start at 1-877-588-7189.
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Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois is a not-for-profit
agency serving the low-income and senior populations of six counties
in central Illinois. For more information, visit
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