Susan Prentice

Professor · University of Manitoba

Professor Prentice's primary specialization is contemporary and historical childcare policy and advocacy

Social Inequality Social Change Systemic Discrimination Historical Sociology Childcare Policy

Herman Knopf

Research Scientist; Member of the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies · University of Florida

Herman Knopf's current research involves child care accessibility and parent selection of child care.

Early Childhood Education

Victoria Fantozzi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Childhood Education/Early Childhood Education · Manhattanville College

Prof. Fantozzi is experienced in the field of Early Childhood education, researching developmentally appropriate technology use.

Teaching Remotely Enrichment Programs Curriculum Design Early Childhood Education Social Studies

Patricia Snyder

Professor, Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies, College of Education; David Lawrence Jr. Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Studies; Director, Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies · University of Florida

Patricia Snyder is regarded for developing, validating and evaluating early interventions for children with or at risk for disabilities

Early Childhood Education

Shawn Poland

Associate Vice President, College Advancement · Cambrian College

Shawn Poland is a senior administrator who specializes in change management, client relations, fundraising and communications.

Integrated Marketing Broad Advancement Model Business Development Change Communication Strategic & Business Planning

Lauren Miltenberger, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Administration; Nonprofit Coordinator | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Lauren Miltenberger, PhD, is an expert on the influence of government on nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit Human Capital Human Service Contracting Personnel Management Public Administration

Lora Cohen-Vogel, Ph.D.

The Frank A. Daniels Professor of Public Policy and Education · UNC-Chapel Hill

Robena and Walter E. Hussman, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Policy and Education Reform

Federal role in education Politics of education

Claire Vallotton

Associate Professor of Child Development · Michigan State University

An expert in early childhood education and intervention; parent-child interaction and communication; early development of social skills

Childcare Infant Mental Health Parenting Early Childhood Education Child Development

Cynthia Savage

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor of Professional Practice · Texas Christian University

Cynthia Savage researches initial teacher certification at the undergraduate level.

School Counseling Educational Research and Quantitative Methodology Elementary Education Early Childhood Education Teacher Certification

Matthew Gurka

Professor and Director of Education and Training, Health Outcomes and Policy, College of Medicine; Member of the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies; Associate Director Institute for Child Health Policy · University of Florida

Matthew Gurka is a biostatistician who has focused his collaborations on child health research.

Early Childhood Education

Ben Batt

Managing Director · Key Education

An advocate for educational enrichment and giving children that edge, Ben co-founded an admissions strategy firm in 2009.

Thought Leadership in Education Education Business Development Psychology Childhood Education

Shayne Piasta

Associate Professor | Teaching and Learning · The Ohio State University

Expert in reading and literacy in early and middle childhood education.

Child Development Early Childhood Education Childhood Literacy Literacy Reading and Literacy

Victoria Russell

Assistant Professor, College of Education · University of Mary Washington

Assistant Professor in the Foundations, Leadership, and Special Populations department at the College of Education

Early Childhood Education Special Education Curriculum Development History

Cynthia Johnson

Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, College of Public Health and Health Professions; Member of the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies · University of Florida

Cynthia Johnson's clinical and research focuses on young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Early Childhood Education

Alison Wishard Guerra

Associate Professor · UC San Diego

Wishard Guerra’s research focuses on culture and development in early childhood.

Early Childhood Education K-12 Education During Pandemics Coronavirus COVID-19 Applied Developmental Psychology

Maureen Conroy

Professor, Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies, College of Education; Co-Director, Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies Anita Zucker Endowed Professor in Early Childhood Studies · University of Florida

Maureen Conroy is recognized for her research on interventions for young children with social and behavioral challenges.

Early Intervention Evaluation and Assessment Social and Behavioral Interventions Early Childhood Education Early Childhood Studies Special Education

Brian Reichow

Professor, Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies, College of Education; Member of the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies · University of Florida

Brian Reichow's research includes the translation of research to practice and young children with or at risk of developing disabilities.

Early Childhood Education

Chris Curran

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Chris Curran’s research focuses on issues of equity in education.

Early Childhood Education School Resource Officers Children and Poverty Juvenile Justice

Susan Judge

Private School Prep Program Coordinator · Key Education

Over 10 years of experience in collaboratively working with families and educators to set up their children up for success.

Childcare Early Childhood Education Family Education Academics Social Work

Ani Shabazian

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Early Childhood Education Assessing Early Childhood Environments Elevating the Quality of Care of Vulnerable Children