Child Care Council promotes Rose Shufelt

Child Care Council Inc. has promoted Rose Shufelt to director of its new health and social emotional child wellness department.

In her new role, Shufelt provides training, coaching and mentoring to child care providers and oversees the health care consultants, special needs coordinator and infant and early childhood mental health consultants for Monroe, Livingston and Wayne counties. With more than 30 years of experience in the child care field, Shufelt previously served as an infant toddler specialist at the council as well as an elementary school teacher, as a toddler and preschool teacher and as a program director of a child care center.

Shufelt is a Master Cadre Pyramid trainer and leadership coach, and she holds New York state credentials as an early learning trainer and as a training and technical assistance professional coach. She is a resident of Greece.

Child Care Council also announced a new grief consultation program within the health and social emotional child wellness department. Access to services that specialize in early childhood grief is rare. The Council now offers a grief support specialist to assist child care providers who have staff, children and families who experience grief. Providers interested in more information can contact Claire Haggerty, health care consultant, at 585-654-4732.

Photo: Shufelt