CCCR welcomes Seymour Burchman to our Board of Directors! He currently serves as a Partner at Semler Brossy Consulting Group. Seymour has spent approximately forty years consulting in a variety of areas: management consulting, health planning, and developmental disabilities planning. He has authored well over fifty professional articles in journals including the Harvard Business Review as well as columns and op-eds in the Naples Daily News.
Over the past three years, Seymour has focused on early childhood education. He has served on the board of the ExEL Foundation, which provides tuition assistance to early childhood education centers. He also participates in working groups with Future Ready Collier.
“We are honored that Seymour has joined the CCCR Board of Directors. His knowledge in the area of early childhood education and passion to educate others on the reasons why we, as a community, should be investing in early childhood education makes him an excellent addition to the organization. CCCR strives to provide high quality early childhood care, education and resources to children, families and early learning professionals in Collier County and with the addition of Seymour, we will continue to strengthen our reach in the community and continue to grow support for early childhood education.”
~Melissa Blazier, Chairperson of CCCR’s Board of Directors
Over 80 percent of the 300 children enrolled at CCCR’s early childhood development centers are from low-income, working families and receive partial tuition assistance from CCCR. Additionally, A Step Up Early Childhood Development Centers, located at Golden Gate and Immokalee High Schools, serve teen parents in the TAPP program, Collier County Public School teachers, and county employees.