(Paramus, NJ) – February 22, 2012 – Paramus-based Turrell Child Care & Early Learning Center, a division of Children’s Aid and Family Services, is presenting “Building Bridges: Relationships that work for teachers, parents and children.” This workshop is on Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at 200 Robin Road, Paramus, NJ, and is geared toward early childhood education professionals of infants through kindergartners.

The workshops include “Communicating with parents: Putting your best foot forward” and “More than just words: Effective communication with children.” Presenters include Phyllis J. Jones, M.A. of the Bergen County Office for Children, Early Childhood Coordinator and Donna Hortian, M. Ed.

The cost of the workshop is $40.00 and includes conference materials and breakfast. For more information or to register, contact Liesl Fernandes at 201.261.5970.

The Turrell Center is fully licensed and accredited. It serves infants and children from ages eight weeks to kindergarten, with an age-appropriate curriculum, nutritious meals and snacks. Part- and full-time schedules, as well as extended hours, are also available.


Children’s Aid and Family Services is one of the leading nonprofit human services organizations serving northern New Jersey. The agency is fully accredited and has served the community for more than 110 years. Its mission is to preserve, protect and, when needed, provide families. Motivated by compassion for vulnerable children, young adults, frail elderly and their families, it provides high-quality and innovative services that meet their social, educational and emotional needs.

For more information on Children’s Aid and Family Services, call 201.261.2800 or visit www.cafsnj.org.

For more information:
Marty Tiani (201) 261-2800 mtiani@cafsnj.org
Sheila Riccardi (201) 261-2800 sriccardi@cafsnj.org

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