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New Dvergsten Childcare Center Coordinator

Spencer, IA (KICD)–The Dvergsten Childcare Center at the Spencer YMCA has a new coordinator in charge.

Gretchen Hutson tells KICD News she was a special education teacher for 20 years in Missouri and had been moving around with her husband for his job until the settled in the area. She was the 3-year-old lead teacher for several years at the Y and served as assistant director for the past 6 months.

Hutson says they are hoping to be a part of the Child and Adult Care Food Program by October.

She says they are also looking to become a part of the Iowa Quality Rating System.

Hutson will be overseeing the Dvergsten Childcare Center as well as the Y Kids Clubprogram. Thursday was her first official day under her new duties.