Program Director Accepts Regional Consulting Service Contracts

Full STEAM Academy (FSA) Early Childhood Education Program Director accepts regional consulting service contracts for multiple local resources

Folsom, CA (December 2018) – Full STEAM Academy (FSA) is pleased to announce that FSA Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program Director, Pamela Van Parys has been invited to consult for Child Action, Inc. as well as Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) Children’s Center at
California State University, Sacramento.

In her, continuing, role at FSA, Van Parys provides operations oversight, training, and technical assistance to our Academy Directors while sharing her skills and knowledge in nurturing children to Kindergarten readiness.

As a Child Action, Inc. consultant, Van Parys will lead Environmental Rating Scales (ERS) training for designated field observers. When completed, the ERS assessments will be used by Child Action, Inc. to partner with Sacramento County childcare providers to build quality in their programs. With over 25 years of ECE best practices and industry knowledge, Van Parys will, further, share her knowledge with ECE Directors throughout Sacramento County by facilitating monthly director meetings at Child Action, Inc. These meetings provide critical support in the areas of licensing, child development, staffing, hiring, and quality improvement.

Likewise, Van Parys will be a trainer for ASI center staff in their efforts to promote the education and use of ECERS (Early Childhood) and ITERS (Infant/Toddler) Environmental Rating Scales.

According to Doug Quiroz, CEO, Full STEAM Academy, “Our organization has long recognized Pamela’s in-depth knowledge of early childhood education programs and processes. She continues to expand our ability to provide high quality childcare and education and we are
thrilled she has become an expert resource for the community we serve.

About Pamela Van Parys
Pamela Van Parys is a child advocate and champion of high-quality early childhood education (ECE) programs in the greater Sacramento region. Van Parys brings over 25 years of teaching, caregiving, and administrative experience to FSA in keeping with FSA’s goal to provide a strong foundation for children’s lifelong success and love of learning. Van Parys holds a B.A. in Human Development, specializing in ECE with professional designations including: Program for Infant
Toddler Care Certified Trainer (PITC); Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale Evaluator; Professional Growth Advisor, California Child Development Training Consortium; Child Action Inc., Consultant; and Trainer for ASI Children’s Center located at California State University, Sacramento.

About Full STEAM Academy
Full STEAM Academy is a premier early education childcare experience, specifically, designed for children 6 weeks thru entrance into 1st grade. At the heart of our philosophy is the understanding that all children are unique individuals who deserve a warm, secure and loving relationship with a caregiver who nurtures and understands each child’s distinctive needs. Our innovative approach empowers thoughtful consideration in creating an environment that engages the senses, emphasizes continuity of care, employs kindness as a catalyst for social interaction, and encourages intentional, age appropriate learning through play. Our faculty and staff are highly trained, state licensed and certified to provide the finest care for our families. FSA has been featured on “Good Day Sacramento” and CBS Sacramento showcasing how our STEAM Team integrates Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math into everyday learning.