New Program Chair for Early Childhood Care and Education

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ALBANY, GA – Albany Technical College (ATC) announces a new program chair for Early Childhood Care and Education. ArKimberly Robinson has been named the new Chair for the program as of December 1, 2022.

“We are very excited to see Mrs. Robinson take on the responsibility of Program Chair and look forward to her leadership as we move forward. She has been an integral part of our program since 2016, and she’s just a good fit for the program, said Angela Robinson, Dean of Academic Affairs at Albany Technical College.

ArKimberly Robinson started her journey as an Early Childhood Care and Education instructor at Albany Technical College in 2016. As an instructor/chair, she will prepare and deliver lectures for ECCE courses, advise students during registration, assist with recruitment, job placement efforts, and strives to retain students within the ECCE program. As an instructor, she is also an advisor of the Department’s Club - Foundation Setters for Future Minds, a member of the assessment team, and a mentor for first-year generation students.

In 2007, Mrs. Robinson earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Albany State University. Later, she earned her master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Albany State University. Lastly, Mrs. Robinson earned her Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Nova Southeastern University. In addition to her degrees, she is a Bright from the Start State-approved trainer.

As the Chair of the Early Childhood Care and Education program, she says her goals are to instill a love for learning in all students, enhance instructional skills, and produce students that are workforce ready. In addition, she will continue to recruit new students in the program, retain students and improve the graduation rate. In the future, Mrs. Robinson would like to successfully earn NAEYC Accreditation for our Associate program and add new appealing programs to our current ECCE program that will meet the needs of our community.

For more information about the Early Childhood Education Care and Education program contact Arkimberly Robinson, Chair/Instructor, Early Childhood Care and Education
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