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APSU's TECTA director named Tennessee Family Child Advocate

April 29, 2003

The director of the Austin Peay-Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA) received a statewide honor at a recent banquet in Nashville.

Linda A. Sitton, TECTA director at APSU, received the Family Child Care Advocate Award during the TECTA banquet April 4.
April 29, 2003

The director of the Austin Peay-Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA) received a statewide honor at a recent banquet in Nashville.

Linda A. Sitton, TECTA director at APSU, received the Family Child Care Advocate Award during the TECTA banquet April 4.

Sitton's selection to receive the award was based on her work in promoting quality family child care through early childhood coursework, promoting attendance of state and national conferences through assistance with conference fees and providing focused consulting for National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) that accounted for seven of the nine programs accredited in Tennessee being from the APSU-TECTA site.

Surprised and delighted to receive the award, Sitton said, “As we seek to provide the best childhood experiences and create memories for young children, we must work to model our child-care settings after the family-home setting.

“We want children to grow up experiencing the comforts of sofas, rugs, family-style dining, books and all of the many experiences of childhood.”