Our executive leadership for 2019 will include President Kelly Smith of Ohio, Past-President Erin Clancy of Iowa, Treasurer Jennifer O'Brien of Colorado and Secretary Kris Madden of Pennsylvania.

Region I Representative Pamela Prevost, Maine; Region II Representative Diana Diaz, New York; Region III Representative Rebecca Wheeler, West Virginia; Region IV Representative Micca Burris, Georgia; Region V Representative Emily Finnerud, Michigan; Region VI Representative Paige Cox, Arkansas; Region VII Representative Lisa Driskel-Hawxby, Missouri; Region VIII Representative Ellie Gardner, Wyoming; Region IX Representative Mark Becker, Arizona; Region X Representative Pamela Deardorff, Oregon; At-Large Member Maria Taylor, Child Care Education Institute; Ex Officio Member Nikki Darling-Kuria, Zero To Three; and Standards and Data Committee Chair Joellyn Whitehead, Illinois.

Board members are elected for two-year terms and may serve two terms.  The exception is the president-elect who serves for one year, then becomes president for two years and finally serves one year as past president.  

Recognized Training Organizations


AIR Training Solutions

Baldwin Wallace University

The Care Courses School, Inc.


 Childcare Education Institute 

Child Care Training Consultants, LLC



Center for Early Childhood Professional Development


CypherWorx, Inc.




a program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


 Pro Solutions Training


Zero To Three

SafeGard Classes Online


Conference Sponsors

Innovation Sponsor


Presenting Sponsor


Event Sponsors






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WIDA at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research