Sarah LeMoine co-directs the Professional Development and Workforce Innovations department at ZERO TO THREE.
Ms. LeMoine has focused her career on early childhood professional development systems and workforce issues. She holds an MS in leadership and policy with extensive experience of more than 28 years ranging from direct service work to national-level research and writing, technical assistance and training, policy analysis, and advocacy. Previously, she directed ACF’s PDW Center at ZERO TO THREE, NAEYC’s State Workforce Systems Policy, and held leadership and technical assistance positions with the National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC) and the Wheelock College Center for Career Development.
Ms. LeMoine has authored and co-developed numerous professional development systems publications and tools, including the ZERO TO THREE Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators™; Office of Child Care/Office of Head Start’s PD system cost analysis tool and the Strengthening the Workforce toolkit focused on workplace conditions, compensation, and access to PD; chapters in Teachers College Press edited volumes on workforce and PD competencies and system policies and governance; NAEYC/NACCRRA’s Training and TA Glossary; NAEYC’s Policy Blueprint for State PD systems; NCCIC’s simplified PD systems model; and the first national TA paper on cross-sector PD systems. She has been honored to facilitate and present at hundreds of conferences at state, regional, national, and international conferences and meetings.
Ms. LeMoine is proud to have gained her greatest early childhood learning experiences by being a mother.