Jodi Whiteman, M.Ed., co-directs the Professional Development and Workforce Innovations department at ZERO TO THREE.
In her position, Ms. Whiteman is responsible for advancing ZERO TO THREE’s capacity to offer high quality professional development and technical assistance services to the early childhood field. She holds a B.S. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Arizona and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason University. Ms. Whiteman has a wealth of experience providing professional development and technical assistance on a variety of early childhood topics nationally and internationally, such as “The Importance of Looking, Listening and Learning from Your Work: Relationship-Based and Reflective Supervision” and “Promoting Well-Being for Staff to Prevent Burnout.”
Ms. Whiteman has authored and co-authored numerous professional articles, guides and curricula on a variety of early childhood topics, including ZERO TO THREE’s The Growing Brain from Birth to Five Years Old: A Curriculum for Early Childhood Providers, Knowledge and Know-How: Nurturing Child Well-Being online lessons and Caring Conversations Café Model Facilitator Guide. Her past experiences as adjunct faculty at the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University, a bi-lingual speech/language therapist assistant, an infant/toddler child care director, an early intervention specialist, and a certified educator of infant massage informs her work and passion for supporting very young children and families.