2014 Best in Class: Val Vazquez (VIDEO)

When Val Vazquez arrived at the East Carol Stream KinderCare center in Illinois, she had her work cut out for her. Low staff morale, a building in need of an update, and parents who appreciated their center but didn’t love it. Val set about bringing her center up to the high level of quality she knew her…

Supply Drive celebration

It can be hard to believe, but the back-to-school season is just around the corner. It’s that time of year when parents start gathering the little things that will help their children succeed in school – pencils and notepads, crayons and markers. It’s also that time of year when teachers begin heading back to their…

2014 Best in Class: Yasmeen Mazer (VIDEO)

To be the best requires attention to detail and a dedication to one’s work that inspires others to be their best. Yasmeen Mazer, center director at the Fox Child Development Center in Los Angeles, has those qualities in spades. From her perch on the arm of a couch, in the back of the 21st Century Fox studio…