February 22, 2012 // Franchising.com // Children of America will hold a Leadership Summit on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the Lodges at Gettysburg in Pennsylvania. Guest speaker Steve Wiley, Founder of the Lincoln Leadership Institute, will deliver an exciting and inspirational presentation that will include a trip to the Gettysburg battleground.
"We are anxiously anticipating the summit as we gather with Children of America leaders and other top industry executives in hopes of inspiring attendees to learn and understand the value of what strong, quality leadership can do for any organization," said Thad Pryor, Children of America CEO and President.
Children of America will also launch a new and improved, fully search optimized website with a new look, improved navigation and an interactive parent resource section. In addition, Children of America will launch new collateral with a renewed look that will document improved educational programing. Presentations will also be given by Dr. Vicki Folds, Jane Buckman, Rhonda Mitchell, and Kylee Kline.
"We are so honored to have Steve Wiley as our guest speaker," said Jim Perretty,Vice President and COO of Children of America. "Steve is a proven entrepreneur, author and highly acclaimed public speaker who has influenced tens of thousands of top executives from around the world. We hope that summit attendees will be inspired by his presentation, as well as the new programs Children of America will be offering."
Learn more about Steve Wiley. For more information about the Lodges at Gettysburg, visit their site.
Founded in 1999, Florida-based Children of America is a leading provider of high-quality childcare and after-school programs with 47 schools in Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin and more than 1,300 employees. An industry pioneer, Children of America's curriculums are developed to accommodate key age ranges and include innovative teaching methods such as "Tray Tasking," a learning tool proven to promote early reading and writing skills. Children of America is a subsidiary of World Wide Child Care Corp (WWCC).