Cape Cod Child Development Searches for New Executive Director

Cape Cod Child Development Seeks New Executive Director Local Community Leaders Join Search Committee

Hyannis MA, October 18: Cape Cod Child Development Program, (CCCDP) the largest provider of quality childcare, early education, developmental intervention and family support programs on Cape Cod, the Islands and Wareham, has begun a quest to find an exceptional and experienced Executive Director to lead the 47-year-old community organization into the future.

“We are looking for a mission driven visionary who is a team builder and passionate about delivering upon our quality standards driven by our programs for children and families on Cape Cod and the Islands,” says CCCDP Board President, Sheryl Walsh. “This is a unique opportunity for a strong leader who is ready for a significant challenge and the reward of making a real difference in the lives of our most vulnerable population.”

In addition to Walsh who is also a Senior Vice President at the Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod, the newly formed search committee is comprised of community leaders with broad backgrounds and networks: Steve Abbott (community member and retired CEO of Cape Cod Healthcare), Stephanie Abdina (CCCDP board member and policy committee chair), Dave Chase (CCCDP board, search committee chair and local and national businessman), Sally Fogerty (CCCDP board member, retired state official with years of experience in child and family services), Mary Pat Messmer (community member and retired CEO of Cape Cod Child Development), and Paul Niedzwiecki (CCCDP board member and public economic development executive director, former Executive Director of the Cape Cod Commission).

Applications are due by October 31, 2018. Job description and application are available at:

Questions can also be posed, confidentially, to the Executive Director Search Committee at

Cape Cod Child Development is a non-profit organization which has been providing world-class childcare, early education and developmental intervention for the children and families of Cape Cod and the Islands for over forty-seven years. CCCDP serves more than 3,000 children and families and have more than 200 employees, and 100+ volunteers, in thirteen locations. For additional information on Cape Cod Child Development, please visit


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