Darlene has served on the Edward Street Board since 2015 including two years as Clerk. She is Director of Children’s Services at the Central Mass. YWCA in Worcester and has garnered extensive knowledge over her thirty-four years of work in the field of Early Childhood Education and Care. The programs she administers are NAEYC (National Association for Education of Young Children) accredited and have a Validated Level 3 rating through QRIS (Quality Rating Improvement System). Darlene received her degree in Early Childhood and Psychology at Becker College. She is a resident and active community member of Millbury, Mass. and is committed to be a voice on behalf of high quality Early Childhood programs.