Honoring Dr. Andrew L. Ross
Senior Advisor and Former President and CEO, The Children’s Guild Alliance
2021 Sadie Award Recipient
A Visionary Leader of Innovation and Transformation
Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
Jenny Livelli named president and CEO of The Children’s Guild Alliance
The Children’s Guild Alliance named Jenny Livelli as president and CEO. Livelli brings more than two decades experience in education, human services and nonprofit leadership. She is the first new CEO of The Children’s Guild Alliance in 26 years and the first woman CEO in the $86-million organization’s 67-year history. Since January 2020, Livelli has served as chief operating officer of The Children’s Guild Alliance.
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The Children’s Guild Alliance, founded in 1953, is a leading Mid-Atlantic nonprofit organization serving children, families, and child-serving organizations dedicated to transforming the way America cares for and educates its children through education, career services, behavioral health, and national training and consultation services.
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Our Philosophy: Transformation Education
The Children’s Guild Alliance is guided by Transformation Education (TranZed), an organizational philosophy that fosters a culture of flexibility. This culture creates management and staff who are agile thinkers. This assures children are treated as individuals and taught the way they learn best. TranZed infuses the beliefs and values of The Children’s Guild Alliance into the look of its physical environment, child-caring and educational approaches, the mindset of its employees, and its operating systems. The design of the physical environment and the approaches used to care for and educate children are based on the newest findings in neuroscience, and therefore creates an enriched, brain-compatible environment. This philosophy has been proven to:
- Increase return to less restrictive environment
- Increase ability to manage difficult children
- Increase academic scores
- Decrease child care worker, foster parent and teacher turnover rates
- Decrease need for physical crisis intervention
- Decrease time focused on crisis management
- Decrease cost of deliberate destruction and damage
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