Partners In Education

About Sonia M Toledo

Sonia M. Toledo founded Dignity of Children, Inc. in 2008 with the vision of creating programs that will support families holistically. She has over 25 years of experience working in the after-school field building quality programming for students in elementary through high school during their off time. Sonia has worked for Boys & Girls Clubs, YMCA, Children’s Aid Society, Child Care Inc., and served as the President of the After School Works NY.

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What We Do

We are a teaching organization that aims to inspire and excite change in children and young adults. We train After-School teachers to give children the tools and skills to become the powerful, creative and emotionally healthy members of society they are meant to be.
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How we do it

Learning happens most effectively when learners are engaged, motivated, and self-directed. Dignity of Children teaches how to facilitate self-directed learning in all of its trainings.

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Our Ideal Client

Our ideal client is a passionate leader who is committed to offering the best Early Childhood and/or After-School environment for the clients/customers they serve.

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Teamwork

We value every staff member in organizations for their individual and team collaboration to find new ways of serving children and together transforming communities, one adult & one family at a time.

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Our Programs

Director's
Lab

The Director’s Lab: Jump Start! Edition Virtual Series..

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Development with Dignity

Development with Dignity™ is a series of 11..

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Project Based Learning

Designed to teach your staff how to develop Project..

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NYS School-Age Credential

This program offer individuals the opportunity..

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Education & Child Development Program

Designed for young adults-16 to 24 year-old..

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Child Safety Ambassadors Project

This is a Trainer-the-Trainer strategy to establish..

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Our Team

SONIA TOLEDO Founder & C.E.O

TINNYCUA WILLIAMS Master Trainer

DJ ROUZEAU Executive Support Representative

Client Testimonials

This training has allowed me to become a better program director, a better employee, and a change agent within this world.

Kimberley Jackson-Brown, Site Director

This training helped me in identifying my qualities of leadership and how to incorporate more analytical and controlling skills.

Madeline Esquivel, Center Director

Latest Blog

21st Century Skills

Parenting in the 21st Century: Part I

  • Aug 22, 2018
  • family

Parenting in the 21st Century is not easy but its doable....

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Parenting

Parenting in the 21st Century: Part II

  • Aug 03, 2018
  • family

Parenting in the 21st Century is not easy but its doable....

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21st Century Skills

Parenting in the 21st Century Part III

  • Aug 03, 2018
  • family

In our final installment we will be looking at the story ...

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Dignity of Children

The Credential Experience as Opportunity

  • Aug 03, 2018
  • family

I spend my days training after-school program directors a...

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