The YMCA of the Palm Beaches Appoints New Childcare Director
West Palm Beach, Fla. – The YMCA of the Palm Beaches, located in the heart of Palm Beach County and serving the community since 1917 has welcomed Tatiana Rego as its new Childcare Director. As the Childcare Director, Rego will oversee the daily operation of the YMCA’s Child Development Center. Her responsibilities will include budget planning, licensing, program/curriculum development, and enrollment and retention. As community liaison, she will promote the Y’s children’s enrichment programs and maintain a teaching staff dedicated to providing outstanding learning experiences in a safe and nurturing environment.
Rego graduated from Universidad Fermin Toro in Venezuela with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management and is currently completing her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Cincinnati.
During her previous 10-year career with Family Central, Inc., Rego has held numerous specialist positions in the areas of Curriculum, Readiness, Training, STEAM, and Family Child Care. She also served as the Early Childhood Supervisor for Early Head Start and the Head Start Program with the Lutheran Services of Florida.
“I am passionate about my work,” said Rego. “I am excited to join the YMCA of the Palm Beaches to support its ongoing mission to promote social, emotional, cognitive and physical development through its enhanced preschool curriculum,” she added.
Rego has dedicated nearly 25 years to the field of Early Childhood Education. She is a parent educator and is frequently invited to present at educational conferences in both English and Spanish.
As a Breast Cancer survivor, Rego finds joy in leading a support group for women with cancer. She also enjoys spending time with her two sons, Edward and Eric, and her fiancé Anthony.