In speaking of her new role, Amruta said,
SCCS's mission is closely aligned with my own philosophy of honesty, integrity, accountability, empathy and inclusiveness which guides my endeavors to fostering strong relationships with all children and families, especially those from diverse and financially insecure communities.
As a former Executive Director, Amruta will bring significant experience to the role to help lead SCCS’s next phase of strategic growth.
About Amruta Mane
Early in her career Amruta was a teacher across a variety of disciplines before becoming the Assistant Executive Director and then later the Executive Director at the Interlake Child Learning Center (ICLC). There she served as the public face of ICLC, providing strategic direction, maintaining educational standards, budgeting, training new hires, managing staff, and motivating the team under her. Two years ago, she founded Arkah Consultancy to serve families looking for assistance with making decisions for their children’s early education and development.
Amruta holds a BA in Economics from Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce in Pune, India as well as a Master’s in Economics from Savitribai Phule Pune University in India. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Savitribai Phule Pune University and a Master’s in Education from the University of Washington.
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About Sound Child Care Solutions
Sound Child Care Solutions (SCCS) utilizes early learning centers to offer a high quality, culturally relevant education for children in Seattle. They currently have 8 centers across 11 program locations to serve over 450 kids. Almost half of their classrooms offer dual language instruction across English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
Unity and diversity have always been SCCS’s key tenets. They are built on the core values of engagement, collaboration, joy, social justice, accountability, intentionality, and sustainability. Their work aims to combat biases in education to act against prejudice and empower children.
About Valtas Group
Valtas Group works as Interim Executive Directors, supporting organizations in times of transition and helps organizations navigate uncertainty during leadership change. We lead the search process in partnership with the board and staff leadership, as consultants for recruiting and search to support organizations identify the ideal Executive Director or leader.
Furthermore, Valtas Group partners with board members and senior nonprofit leaders on a variety of strategic consulting assignments. We offer comprehensive resources to guide your transition needs. Contact us to learn about our executive interim and placement services.
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