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MADCA Recognizes Rep. Alice Peisch with 2018 Legislative Achievement Award

MADCA is pleased to announce that State Representative Alice Peisch has been selected as our 2018 Legislative Achievement Award Recipient.  As Chairwoman of the House Education Committee, Rep. Peisch has been a leader in prioritizing the Early Education Workforce & Program Quality.   In presenting the award, MADCA Executive Director William Eddy praised Rep. Peisch, stating “Chairwoman Peisch and Speaker DeLeo have led the effort to help our Early Educator Workforce and promote quality care for our children.  Every person in this field is grateful for their leadership.”

 In accepting the award, Chairwoman Peisch stated “Participation in high quality early education and care ensures that a child will be prepared to succeed when entering the K-12 system while also providing a supportive environment for families. If we ensure that all children have access to high quality programs, we will make enormous progress in our quest to close the achievement gap.”