Honeycutt named a master leader by Childcare magazine

Published 12:00 am Sunday, November 15, 2015

Norman Honeycutt, executive director of Partners In Learning, has been named a Master Leader by Child Care Exchange magazine.

Exchange magazine’s November/December 2015 issue features Master Leaders in the field of early care and education. Forty-nine Exceptional Master Leaders and 38 Master Leaders are pictured and their stories told in the cover feature.

Master Leaders were reviewed on leadership, roles, knowledge base and spirit.

“My personal mission is to live a life of service to families, early childhood educators, and my community,” says Honeycutt’s statement on the magazine’s website.  “Every child deserves access to a well-prepared and effective teacher. My mission is to inspire life-long learning, advance knowledge, and strengthen my community. Parents need the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute significantly to the optimal growth and development of their children. My mission is to empower parents to be their child’s best first teacher and advocate.”

A graduate of South Rowan High School, Honeycutt earned an associate degree from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and an undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina Charlotte. She earned a master’s degree in human development and family from UNC-Greensboro. She was a teacher and director at South Rowan Academy in China Grove.

Honeycutt has led Partners In Learning Child Development & Family Resource Center, located on Catawba College’s campus, since 1998.  She is also president of Cutting Edge Developmental Therapies.