About Us

Directors As Leaders (DAL) is a community collaboration of stakeholders who are committed to supporting early childhood leaders in WNY. 

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Our Mission:
To increase the quality of early childhood programs by cultivating, mentoring, and supporting the diverse population of early childhood leaders in Western New York.

Our Vision:
High-quality leadership in all early childhood programs.

Our Advisory Committee:
Our committee includes stakeholders from the following agencies. We appreciate their generous sharing of both time and talent.

Directors As Leaders (DAL) is thankful for generous financial support from Child Care Resource Network and Kangarootime.  Their support of DAL initiatives says loud and clear: “We value the essential work of early childhood leaders.”