First Steps 4K Providers Earn National Directors’ Credential

South Carolina First Steps recognizes two child care center directors who recently earned the Aim4Excellence national director’s credential through the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership.

  • Joy Dickerson – House of Joy and Joyful Academy – Rock Hill (York)
  • Jennifer McKnight – Little Wizards Learning Center – Kingstree (Williamsburg)

In line with our commitment to improving the quality of child care statewide, South Carolina First Steps offers funding and support for directors of approved First Steps 4K centers who elect to participate in this rigorous, nationally recognized, professional learning experience.

Congratulations to each of you!

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, reach out to Kristine Jenkins, 4K Manager, at or 803-351-6774.


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