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We’ve been in your shoes; we know the work and the challenges because our expert faculty averages more than 20 years of experience in educating professionals and in direct service across all early childhood settings and disciplines—from state and national organizations and agencies, higher education, public and private early childhood organizations, early childhood education programs (classroom- and home-based, including Head Start/Early Head Start), as well as home visiting.

I looked at the baby in my arms and saw that he was looking right at me. He had always been looking at me. I suddenly realized that all the babies I had fed over the years were looking at me and that I had missed those opportunities. I felt so sorry to have missed those moments and vowed to never miss another. Thank you for creating this training that helped me to see this. – Ava

Sarah LeMoine

Sarah LeMoine

Sarah fearlessly leads our professional development innovations. She is a thought leader in early childhood professional development committed to innovation, social justice, and a comprehensive PD approach. She is passionate about working across early childhood disciplines and removing barriers for the workforce, and hopes to be as wise and as empathetic as her daughter someday.

Noelle Hause

Noelle Hause

Noelle leads our DC:0-5 and Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) professional development offerings.  Noelle is passionate about identifying opportunities for improving the capacity of caregivers, early childhood professionals, organizations, communities, and systems to provide quality mental health supports and early childhood education for infants and young children. 

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Katrina Macasaet

Katrina leads our Critical Competencies and The Growing Brain professional development options. In addition to being a bilingual, cake-loving yoga instructor, she is an amazing listener – connecting to trainers, coaches, and educators in the field with compassion, honesty, and real-world solutions.

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Kristen Greene

Kristen’s know-how assures our offerings are meaningful and impactful, from instructional design to implementation strategies and evaluation analysis.  In addition to raising two outstanding humans, her deep expertise has been honed through supporting children, families, and professionals in almost every early childhood role possible—special educator, program and state administrator, higher education faculty, consultant, and training and TA specialist.

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