Linda Gillespie

Linda Gillespie, MS is a Senior Training, Technical Assistance, and Engagement Specialist.

Linda Gillespie

Senior Training, Technical Assistance and Engagement Specialist


Linda has worked at ZERO TO THREE for 12 years and held several positions, the most recent being Director of Program Operations for the Early Head Start National Resource Center. Linda has worked in the field of early care and education for the past 35 years providing professional development about the importance of the first three years of life. She has presented both nationally and internationally on a variety of topics. Additionally, she has written many articles and was one of the authors of the curriculum, Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: Parent/Provider Partnerships in Child Care.

Linda graduated from University of Cincinnati with a BS in Child and Family Development, she earned her master’s degree at Bank Street College of Education in Parent and Infant Development and is certified in Special Education. She currently supports the work of theHealthySteps Project and Professional Development.