Children's Discovery Center founder honored by 'Exchange' magazine


Children's Discovery Center founder honored by 'Exchange' magazine.  

Lois Rosenberry, president and CEO of the Children's Discovery Center in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, has been named a member of the Master Leader of the Exchange Leadership Initiative by Exchange magazine.

Exchange magazine is bi-monthly publication that focuses on programs for young children. It has been published for more than three decades and has a circulation of 27,000. The magazine awards Master Leader status to professionals who have made significant contributions to early childhood programs and education.

"I am honored to be a part of such an impressive group of early childhood leaders from around the world," Rosenberry said. "I hope to continue to work collaboratively and build networks around key principles and practices of early education as a professional and leader in this field."

The Master Leader tile is given each year to 38 professionals over the age of 45. They help to create ideas and plan initiative for Exchange.

Rosenberry, who earned a bachelor's degree in behavioral science from Messiah College and a master's degree in education from Drexel University in Philadelphia, launched the Children's Discovery Center in Ohio in 1982, eventually expanding into South Carolina and opening two childcare centers in Mount Pleasant.

She has been honored in the past with awards from Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Executive Female and Early Childhood News. She is also a Milestone for Women award winner and has earned the Athena Award and the Governors Award for Excellence in Enterprise.

Rosenberry received a bachelor's degree in behavioral science from Messiah College and a master's degree in education from Drexel University in Philadelphia. She has authored two books.

More information about Rosenberry and the Childrens Discovery Center can be found online at www.childrensdiscoverycentersc.com. To read the Exchange article featuring Rosenbery, log on to www.childcareexchange.com.

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