Overview

KEY INFORMATION
Office Location

MCC-Penn Valley
Francis Institute
3201 Southwest Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64111

Phone: 816.604.4142
Fax: 816.759.4527
Email: Francis.Institute@mcckc.edu

 
 

Francis Institute Staff

Francis Institute is a leader in the Early Childhood and Youth Development fields.
Francis Staff

 

Francis Institute is a leader in the Early Childhood and Youth Development fields. Our staff serve on:

  1. Mid-America Association for the Education of Young Children board
  2. Missouri School Age Community Coalition board
  3. State professional development agencies
  4. National, regional, and state professional development task forces

 

 

Our staff:

  1. Customize training to meet the professional development needs of early childhood and youth workers in any setting.
  2. Participates in a national Career Pathways project to raise workforce quality, increase professional opportunities, and salaries of Youth workers.
  3. Offer training, in English and Spanish, to prepare candidates for Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, and Missouri Youth Development Credential.
  4. Collaborated in development of Missouri Youth Development Credential.
  5. Authored the Strengths-Based Coaching ™curriculum.
  6. Are national trainers for the Strengths-Based Coaching ™curriculum.
  7. Are national trainers for Afterschool KidzLit and KidzMath.
Last Modified: 9/30/11