Special to The Canton News
Shoney Harris, Canton Public School District Director of Literacy and Early Childhood Education, was recently honored by the North Madison County Excel By 5.
The organization recognized her for her dedication and coordination of service on behalf of the Canton Public School District to ensure student achievement in Early Childhood Education.
Excel By 5 presented the award at its “Excelebration” of the area being certified as a child-friendly community.
According to their website, the vision of Excel By 5 is to support families with children ages 0-5 by encouraging community-based collaborations to draw upon research-based best practices to use and enhance existing resources to optimize the care and education of young children by preparing them to enter school happy, healthy and with the skills they need to succeed.